Lake Baikal is not only one of the most beautiful but also most mystic and sacred places on Earth. There are many natural, holy places on Lake Baikal connected to the locals’ beliefs in shaman spirits, where people worshipped them and made sacrifices. This lake is shrouded in legends and myths.Lake Baikal is full of mysteries. Its many natural “places of power” are closely linked to shamanism and spirit worship. This year I went on an expedition to Lake Baikal but was met only by cold, wind and conjunctivitis.