Hurray! Bruce Parry with his IndusFilm crew is in the Siberian town of Yakutsk! What’s he doing here? Bruce Parry (born 17 March 1969, in Hythe, Hampshire, England) is a former Royal Marine instructor who is now a TV presenter and adventurer, known particularly for the documentary programme series Tribe (known as Going Tribal in the United States), co-produced by the BBC and the Discovery Channel. Resource: Wiki. I met Bruce Parry two days ago on Lenin Avenue in Yakutsk. Actually he and his team arrived early, on…
Location: Yakutsk, Siberia/Russia. Dates: Jun. 11-13, 2010. Off-roading contests: sprint, GPS-orienteering, trophy. Participants competed on 4x4s, ATVs, motorcycles, bicycles, trekkers. More texts are coming. Meanwhile, see 64 photos of the real Siberian challenge.
Take a look at 38 exclusive photographs of how Polar Airlines was rescuing the French Arctic explorer Jean-Louis Etienne in the Arctic tundra of Yakutia’s Siberia after his 5-days North Pole balloon crossing on April 11th, 2010.
YAKUTIA/SIBERIA, April 11, 2010 — Yesterday a 63-years-old French balloon adventurer Jean-Louis Etienne has reached Yakutia’s Arctic Circle and finished his 5-days Generaly Arctic Observer flight expedition done from Norway via the North Pole to Siberia. In Saturday’s morning he reached the Russian Arctic coast in the area of Yakutia’s Ust-Yansky region. He was expected to land in Tiksi, but the weather (winds and fogs) changed his direction. He was blown eastward to the Ust Yansky region. By that moment he had got pretty tired. The weariness and…
See a good bunch of Dersu’s photos of Momsky National Park in the east part of Yakutia, Siberia/Russia. 33 pictures. Taken in September 2008.
See more Dersu’s photographs of his Kyuellyakh Moustakh River hiking expedition in Momsky region in 2007.
Hannes, many thanks for sharing with the slideshow video, and it’s really great to hear that you liked the the journey to Oymyakon, the Pole of Cold.
I am very glad that my friends, Artyom (aka Werwolf) and Katya (aka Mirakly), have launched their own weblog dedicated to travel across Yakutia.
I have an US-based friend on Facebook. His name is Sid Korn. A few days ago he informed me that he created the slideshow using my pictures of the recent road trip to Oymyakon, the Pole of Cold. Here it is.
I love this video. It shows how we were really happy to be on the Pole of Cold in Oymyakon (Yakutia/Siberia).