Amaka, Amikan - is translated as Bear from the language of native people – the Evenks, who used to inhabit the territory around Baikal Lake.

Evenki people
Apr 10, 2018

Evenki are native people of Siberia.
Ice-fishing is possible on Baikal lake in winter-time. The sun, frost, calmness and silence.
Northern part of Baikal severe and most preserved its natural beauty territory of Baikal. The place where one loses the feeling of time and The absence of roads, settlements and tourists make it irresistibly attractive for everybody who is fond of and value pristine Nature.
A part of Baikal lake between Olkhon and Baikal western shore. The avarage depth there is about 300 m. In summer time the water gets quite warm at this place which attracts tourists here.
Olkhon is a live heart of sacred Baikal, where shaman spirits are still being worshipped. It is the largest island of the lake, which outlines resemble the shape of Baikal. Surrounded by legends this places miraculously combines different landscapes: steppe, rocks, sandy desert, forests...
It is the capital of Eastern Siberia with a population of about 700 000 people. It is a cultural, educational and administrative center. Cozy streets with wooden houses and buildings built in siberian baroque style keep more than 350 years history of this place.
Saint Nose Peninsular (Svyatoy Nos) is the biggest peninsular on Baikal. It is a part of Buryat republic and belongs to the territory of Barguzinskiy Nature Reserve.
A small village on the shore of Baikal lake, 70 km away from Irkutsk.
Khamar-Daban is a mountain ridge, located at the south of Baikal. his place has its own multi-climate with high humidity, crystal-clear rivers and alpine lakes, huge bearded cedar-trees and soft deep moss.
The Circum-Baikal Railway is a historical railway in the Irkutsk region of Russia. It runs along the Northern shore of the Southern extremity of the lake from the town of Slyudyanka to the "Port Baikal" settlement.
Ulan Ude, the capital of Buryatia, is located in the middle of vast Siberian steppes, on the 5640th kilometer of the Trans-Siberian railway. It is a very unusual and charming city.
Tunkinskaya valley situated between the mountain ridges of Sayan and Khamar-Daban to the West of the Baikal South extremity.
The extreme western settlement of the region. It is located on the border with the Irkutsk region, on the right bank of the Snezhnaya river, at its confluence into Baikal.
A cosy small Russian village on the western shore of Baikal. There is no road to this place. One may get there by trekking, boat or canoe, and ice road (which is available for about 2 months in wintertime).
A village on the western shore of Baikal lake ith about 600 villagers. The name means "Wide bare river mouth".
Sludyanka is located on the south corner of Baikal lake at the feet of Khamar-Daban mountain range. It has the only in the world railway station made of pink marble.
Severobaikalsk lies on the northern coast of Lake Baikal. On the one side the city is washed by the waters of the majestic Baikal. On the other sides he was surrounded by spurs of the Baikal ridge.

Baikal Photo tour 2018 (Part 1).
Apr 09, 2018

Travellling to Baikal lake in winter 2018 after 25 years time. Finding old friends, discovering ice grottoes, ice trekking, spending night in tent on ice of Baikal, ice-fishing and crossing Baikal lake on dog-sled and snowmobiles.

Baikal Photo tour 2018 (Part 2).
Apr 09, 2018

Video of winter tour to Baikal lake. Crossing Baikal on dog-sleds and snowmobiles, discovering grottoes of Chivirkuiskiy bay, visit to Ust-Barguzin.

Trip to Northern Baikal to reindeer herders
Apr 01, 2018

Trip to reindeer herders - Evenki people of Northern Baikal.

Summer trip to Olkhon
Mar 24, 2018

My video which I made 2 years ago while going on a two days trip to Olkhon with my husband. It wa the end of June, so not many tourists, great weather and stunning nature as always. We were lucky to catch the last flowers of Rhododendron blossoming, yellow poppies and warm summer sun!

Winter dream in Khamar-Daban mountains
Apr 02, 2018

Winter trip to Khamar-Daban mountains which are next to Baikal lake, in January.

Baikal lake in winter
Apr 01, 2018

Short video-sketches about winter tours to Baika lake.