The most remote place where they could get by cars was still at least 5 kilometers away from their goal over in Kazakhstan.
Take the plunge….
The only option was to stay for a night in a nearby settlement and use locals’ horses to move tackle to the lake in the morning.
Local guides together with five horses started first to pave the way for the divers. After some hours of moving through knee-deep snow a beautiful view opened up before them.
Anticipation of submersion gave new strengths for its preparation. And at last watching beauty of a strange underwater world brought everyone who dived that day to euphoria.