Yakutia is fascinating!.. Especially when seen by GoPro and Drones!

When the Sky and the Lena River meet each other in Yakutia… An amazing time lapse video created by Viktor Gabyshev. He’s a biologist and tends to spend summers in long rafting expeditions in remote wilderness across the vast territory of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Russia’s Siberia. The last summer was expedition free. So, he decided to devote weekends to camping on the western bank of the Lena River in Tabaga and Kangalassy areas, 1 hr off Yakutsk. I live in Yakutsk myself from my birth and I…

River navigation started in Republic of Sakha-Yakutia, Russia's Siberia in 2014.

YAKUTSK, 14 MAY 2014 — River navigation has started in the Sakha Republic (Yakutia) 10 days earlier than expected. Today the first cargo ship arrived in Yakutsk River Port that plans to handle 750 ton. This year’s river navigation start is the most earliest for last decades in Yakutia.

From Yakutia with Love. Fascinating Siberian wedding photographs by Evgeny Uranhaai. Location: Lena River near Yakutsk in Siberia, Russia.

Yakutsk-based photographer Evgeny Uranhaai delivered amazingly beautiful wedding photographs of his just-merried friends, Anya and Kirill, who celebrated the beggining of their happiest family life on April 26, 2014. «Kirill and Anya are good friends of mine and colleagues,» he says. «They are joyful and positive persons.» The wedding day was fantastic. It was raining in the morning. Shining and hailing in the noon. And snowing towards the evening.

Last months I was pretty much busy with the arrangement of travels, expeditions and tours across the Sakha Republic (Yakutia), but, praise god, I’ve never forgot to take my camera along. So, here is some picks of winter travel photographies. In the following set you can see Russia’s Siberian city of Yakutsk, street photographs, the ice road across the Lena River, trucks stuck in the ice, the man cutting ice cubes for drinking water, fogs, city monuments, the Christmas / New Year tree, kids, etc. Lenin Square in…

As you noted, I am a big, big fan of the Lena River in Yakutia, Siberia / Russia, and I do really appreciate your attention and reading my blog. So, I have prepared free desktop wallpapers for you as my thank to you. Choose any image from the listed ones and download it. Have a good day!

Great news arrived yesterday from UNESCO HQ in Paris. Yakutia’s Lena Pillars Nature Park was officially announced on Monday morning by The World Heritage Committee to be added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List. It was the last site to be inscribed during this year’s session. What is Lena Pillars Nature Park? Lena Pillars Nature Park is marked by spectacular rock pillars that reach a height of approximately 100 metres along the banks of the Lena River in the central part of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia). They were produced…

Icebreak on the Lena River. Ice is floating fast on May 16th, 2012. Location: Pokrovsk town, Central Yakutia, Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Siberia / Russia. This is the biggest nature event in May. The end of the cold season, the start of the warm days! See how ice is floating on the Lene River via the live webcam. The above video was shared by ykt user REPKA.

That’s what we are going to have in a month! Thanks to the Yakutsk-based talented cameraman Arian Ivanov, we can see how ice was floating on the Lena River on May 18-19, 2011. A pretty amazing nature event! We enjoy it every spring from high banks of the Lena River in my area called the Republic of Sakha-Yakutia, Russia’s North-East Siberia & Far East. The video was done on Tabaga Cape, a few km south off Yakutsk, Russia. Hooray! Summer is at hand. Meanwhile, we’ve got awesome spring….

This morning I went out for a regular dog walk. With Ogonyok, 1-yo Yakutian laika (learn more about this dog breed), we headed to the anabranch of the Lena River located just in front of the block I live in. In summer, it is visited mostly by city people striving for swimming. In winter, it becomes a sort of Mecca for ice fishermen. This day was not exception. On the ice, we spotted a dozen of men sitting with rods and bending over holes.