The village has its own self-sufficient power supply thanks to a diesel station and solar panels
The toilet is outside—but just look at how Miroslava and Vyacheslav have decorated it!
Their vegetable garden and greenhouses really helped them out during the economic crisis of the 1990s
A small poultry yard
Calves are grazing under 100-year-old cedars.
Calves are protected from bears by an electric fence, which protects the entire territory of the forest ranger station
This year, the pine cone harvest was excellent, so the bears won’t bother the station very often
Miroslava conducts excursions along an ecological trail from the forest ranger station to the taiga
Near the forest ranger station is a small cottage for guests with its own banya
Wood carvings, one of Miroslava’s hobbies, are in the banya
That evening, a rainbow appeared over Lake Teletskoye
Vyacheslav bends his head over a book
In the morning, Miroslava takes me to Artybash by motor boat
Miroslava dropped me off right at the hotel where I was staying in Artybash
We said goodbye and I promised to return to their guest house
In the past, Artybash and Iogach were logging settlements