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Breath of the Akkol Valley

Altai Republic, Russia

A moderately windy afternoon in the Akkol River Valley calms me.

I’m surrounded by sounds of steppe grass swaying by the wind, grasshoppers, dragonflies, rattle grasshoppers, mosquitoes, flies which sometimes shamelessly trampling on the microphone as well as barely audible murmur of the river and rare screams of black oystercatcher in the distance. is a completely free streaming service of 800+ nature sounds from around the world, offering natural soundscapes and guided meditations for people who wish to listen to nature, relax, and become more connected.

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