Lena Pillars - a bird’s-eye view

We saw a halo on the sky. The shaman said that it was a good sign.

Lena Pillars - a bird’s-eye view

The route to nature reserve " Lena Pillars "is very popular among foreigners, while our compatriots travel there very rarely.

Lena Pillars - a bird’s-eye view

The nature reserve was established in 1995.

Lena Pillars - a bird’s-eye view

The nature reserve is divided into 2 parts: the natural rock formations along the banks of the river Lena and the place- Tukulaan, where the scientists found the remains of Mammoths, ancient bisons, rhinoceros.

Lena Pillars - a bird’s-eye view

Sergey Dolya told about his trip to Lena Pillars on the ship in the livejournal.

Lena Pillars - a bird’s-eye view

Lena Pillars - a bird’s-eye view

" The name of our steam-ship was “ Michael Svetlov”, that was not the same one, that was in the film "The Diamond Arm".

Lena Pillars - a bird’s-eye view

The first stop was at sunset. While the other tourists made a fire, we were playing the guitar.

Lena Pillars - a bird’s-eye view

The next day we visited an only one in Russia a nature reserve, that opened in 2006,where bisons live, that were delivered from Canada.

Now, 34 bisons live in a nature reserve.

Lena Pillars - a bird’s-eye view

The concert of the national music of Yakutia was held in the evening.

On waking up the next day, we saw, at last, Lena Pillars.

Lena Pillars - a bird’s-eye view

The length of Lena Pillars is 90km.

We landed on a shore.

The shaman met us, he performed some rites and wished us a luck.

Lena Pillars - a bird’s-eye view

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We decided to climb up Lena Pillars.

The route was not simple. We overcame four km.

Footpaths were made carefully. They had a fence with handrails. Ladders were here and there.

Lena Pillars - a bird’s-eye view

Marks that had indicated the traversed path, and the congratulations about overcoming the route,all of this created a sense of care and hospitality.

The top view on Lena Pillars.

Lena Pillars - a bird’s-eye view

There was a cross on a mountain.

Lena Pillars - a bird’s-eye view

We saw a halo on the sky. The shaman said that it was a good sign.

Lena Pillars - a bird’s-eye view

The musical band from the ship.

Lena Pillars - a bird’s-eye view

Lena Pillars - a bird’s-eye view

We liked the trip."

Lena Pillars - a bird’s-eye view

You can arrive to Lena Pillars by helicopter.

Lena Pillars - a bird’s-eye view

Lena Pillars - a bird’s-eye view

Lena Pillars - a bird’s-eye view

Lena Pillars - a bird’s-eye view

Lena Pillars - a bird’s-eye view

Capacity of the Eurocopter is 5-6 seats.

Lena Pillars - a bird’s-eye view

Routes:

Yakutsk - Buluus – Sands of Tukulaan - Lena Pillars - Yakutsk,

Yakutsk - Buluus - Tukulaan - Lena Pillars - Sinskaya Pillars.

Lena Pillars - a bird’s-eye view

Lena Pillars - a bird’s-eye view

Lena Pillars - a bird’s-eye view

You will get unforgettable impressions if you visit Lena Pillars.

Lena Pillars - a bird’s-eye view

Lena Pillars - a bird’s-eye view

Lena Pillars - a bird’s-eye view

Sources:

http://riverforum.livejournal.com/16928.html

http://yakutiaphoto.com

Photos by Bolot Bochkarev

2013-08-05 18:13:02Z   Oilfox       2014-04-10 06:13:42Z   Oilfox