Great news! As someone said, «Oops, we did it again!» We launched the new website dedicated solely to the cutest Yakut laika dogs. Our dream became true. The resource is supported by Arctic Travel LLC, Lena Sidorova (a cynologist), Ajar Varlamov & me.. The Yakut laika is the unique Yakutia-originated breed of Siberian huskies. They’ve got blue eyes. They can run long distances for ever. They are the best hunters and herders’ helpers. They are so wonderful and beautiful that they apparently deserve your attention. Let’s make them…

I have friends, Ajar Varlamov and Lena Sidorova. They have a common friend, Anastacia Longinova. Last winter, actually in March, they travelled on dog sleds along the Lena River to the famous Yakutia’s Pillars (so-called stone trees south off Yakutsk). A sort of dog sledding holidays. The winter travel with Yakut laikas (a type of Siberian huskies) took 4 days. They overcame nearly 300 miles. Yup, it was extremely cold and windy, but it didn’t affect them. Guess what memories they’ve got now. Unforgettable! See more winter photographs.

Director: Nicolas Vanier Location: Topolinoe, the Verkhoyansk Range, Yakutia/Siberia.

Yesterday I and my family went to the circus. As compared with my little sons, I hadn’t any illusions. I had being expected to see ordinary clowns and ponies, and young jugglers and acrobats, who graduated from the Beijing circus school. That was what I had seen five years ago in the Sakha circus known as the most northern. Before taking kids to the circus, however, I wondered how Yakutian circus artists were able to earn many international awards, including a few in Monte Carlo, and how they…