That’s the only road leading to Ingen Village, the Altai Republic. Its population is about 15,000 people. This area has a bad reputation among tourists for its high crime rate.
Heading to the border with Mongolia.
One of the stunning views the Altai Republic has to offer to its tourists.
Altitude: 1296 m. On the top of the mountain there is an observation deck for you to enjoy the view and take photographs.
This road is very convenient to travel.
A gas station.
To get to Ingen Village, you have to take this pendant bridge. It can stand just one car at a time, with no passengers.
The Katun River.
Traditional Altai dinner in Ingen Village.
People living in the Altai Republic breed cattle which is the source of their food and fuel.
In the traditional Altai house.
Morning in Altai.
A mountain stream.
These people are obviously unfamiliar with washing their cars anywhere but at a car wash.
This is the best vehicle for local areas.
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