Gremyachinsk village - the first stop on lake Baikal

Author: Dimitry Paranyushkin (on 21 Aug 2009)


About 150 km from Ulan-Ude, there's Gremyachinsk village - the first stop on lake Baikal. We stayed with a local family there, and it was very interesting to see how they live, what traditions they have, and how they eat. The mother of the family was looking after the forest around, and the father was a fisherman. He was bringing fresh Omul fish every day, and it was our main food. Very tasty! By the way, we arranged, that you can stay with their family too. If you're interested, contact us at, and we'll give you their contacts.


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