The town is not much to speak of—a few wooden houses along a snowy road in taiga, some tiny food stores, a Kavkaz café.
But Gavronsky suddenly went out to the 'taiga' on the Yenisei and disappeared.
Our next meeting was at taiga, and it was quite a great event.
Then came the formation called the taiga, a sort of Arctic moorland, which becomes swampy and dangerous in summer.
Only occasionally do we see to the north a small patch of taiga, or the Siberian coniferous forest, silent and dark.
The country is rocky and mountainous, and the taiga spreads over it in all directions for hundreds and thousands of versts.
It's like a grave all round you: a vulture crying above, a bear growling in the taiga, and that's all the pleasure you get!
The gale howled round the walls with increasing fury, the taiga groaned more and more sadly.
belt of coniferous forests in Siberia, 1869, from Russian taiga, which is of Mongolian origin.