Great news is I am back to Yakutia! Woo hoo! Really glad to be at home, though I missed such a big event as the celebration of Ysyakh in Yakutsk. Below is the set of photographs taken from the plane approaching to Yakutsk Airport yesterday morning. It was at 6 am.

There is a bunch of local friends, who love hiking through the real Siberian taiga near Yakutsk in summer. On June 6, 2006, three of them, Artem, Kallamish and Sergey went into the forest as usual. That time they decided to hike around the famous Kyjma Lake. Not a good place for BBQ, believe me. Kyjma is the place where a long time ago a shaman lived and died. At present young people do not have faith in the power of shaman and his everlasting presence on the…