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S: Buryatia

FC: Buryatia

1: Gremyachinsk, Lake Baikal

3: Church of the Resurrection in Kyakhta

5: Egita Datsan

7: On left: The door pattern of Ivolga Datsan On right: Lama, Bair of Egita Datsan

9: Egita Datsan

11: Egita village locals cleaning rural club

13: On left: Tram passengers in Ulan-Ude On right: Friends before going to the field in Egita

15: Egita Datsan

17: On left: Near Novoselenginsk On right: Fisherman on Svyatoj Nos (Holy Nose) Peninsula

19: On left: Stone stacks at a holy place in Arshan On right: On one the roofs in Ulan-Ude

21: At the Baikal Lake | Lake Baikal

23: On left: Lenin statue in Kyakhta On right: Sandal Buddha 'Zandan Zhuu' in Egita Datsan

25: On left: Birch wood in Arshan On right: Homeless man in Ulan-Ude

27: Old Believer's village of Desyatnikovo

31: Salt Lake in Barguzin Valley

33: On left: Gremyachinsk, Lake Baikal On right: Thermal spring in Zhemchug

35: On left: Pasture near Novoselenginsk On right: Thermal spring at Zmeinaya Bukhta (Snake Cove) in Chivyrkuy Bay

37: Novoselenginsk

39: On left: Cooking Buuzy, traditional Buryat dumplings, in Ulan-UdeOn right: Selling kvas, a traditional Russian beverage, in the suburbs of Gusinoozyorsk

41: On left: Waters of Lake Baikal On right: A woman from Maksimikha village

43: On left: Drying 'Omul', fish from Lake Baikal On right: Maksimikha village

45: On left: BBuddhist prayer wheel in a car On ring: Buddha statue in datsan, Ulan-Ude

47: Sunset at the lake near the village of Poperechnoe

49: On left: Children bathing in Lake Baikal, Goryachinsk On right: Pulling the boat from the water, Holy Nose Peninsula

51: On left: The seagulls of Lake Baikal in Chivyrkuy Bay On right: Wrecked boats in Ust'-Barguzin

53: On left: At the lake near Beloozyorsk On right: Ust'-Barguzin beach, Lake Baikal

55: Suvo village in Barguzin Valley

57: Sleeping Lion Mountain and Selenga River, Tarbagatay region

59: The Old Believer's village of Desyatnikovo

61: Goryachinsk

63: On the road to Petropavlovka

65: On left: The Tunkinskie Goltsy range of The Sayan Mountains On right: Campsite in Holy Nose Peninsula

67: The Old Believer's village of Desyatnikovo

69: On left: Baikal shore near Goryachinsk On right: Rowing the boat near Maksimikha village

71: Ivolga Datsan, the main Russian Buddhist centre

73: On left: Children playing on a car roof in Ust'-Barguzin On right: Drinking thermal water in Arshan

74: Buryatia is a Russian republic in Eastern Siberia. The landscapes of the region vary from Mongolian-like steppe in the south to impassable forest taiga in the north. In the west the mountains collide with the waters of the world's largest lake, Baikal. The far south-west region is covered by the snowy peaks of the Sayan Mountains. The population is mainly Buryat and Russian with some Evenks in the north. The main religions are Buddhism, shamanism and Orthodox Christianity – and very often an interesting combination of all three. I would like to thank all the people who I crossed paths with in wonderful region of Buryatia. Yuri Tyunyagin

75: All photographs taken by Yuri Tyunyagin Email: yunit_n@yahoo.com 2012

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  • Title: Buryatia
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