Eastern shore of Baikal

Author: Dimitry Paranyushkin (on 21 Aug 2009)


We call this area on the Eastern shore of Baikal (300 km from Ulan-Ude) near Goryachinsk — "Seven Bays", because there's the beach about 5 kilometers long, and there are seven bays there. It's quite deserted, there are only occasional fishermen in the evening (you can buy fresh tasty Omul fish from them). It was a great place to camp, just 10 meters from water, it was sunny, and nobody was around. And there was Goryachinsk in just a 40 minute walk, so we had fresh "tvorog" (cottage cheese), milk, vegetables every day. In the evening, we were making a fire and enjoying the sound of Baikal.


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