I n Kyzil,capital of the lost and forgotten Republic of Tuva in southern Russia,there are over three shaman clinics.
Small,unassuming houses on tree-lined streets where you can go in and make an appointment with the spirits.The shaman must talk for the spirits in order to help people. He must maintain the link with the spirits of Nature, of Earth, water and forest.
" He fixes me with his impassive owlish gaze.
apropos Putin's Adonis http://homepage.mac.com/cparada/GML/Adonis.html
"If we forgive him the man boobs, the wealthy 54-year-old politician gets our vote for the hottest head of state this summer."
Putin in Kyzilhttp://www.tuva.info/