If you take a 4-hour drive from the Caspian Sea shore and the Dagestani capital Makhachkala you will reach ancient villages: Chokh, Shulani, Rugudzha, Sogratl. This is the heart of the mountain people. The Avars live here. The Avars - peaceful and hospitable people. They preserve their culture, traditions and their special way of life. Here you can feel the atmosphere of the last century. Blacksmiths, masters of stone and wood, millers. There are also those who are not going to leave mountains in search of work in the big cities. After all, so many things it is still possible to do in your native village.