UPDATE, March 03, 2011: Join us for a last look at this stunning photo exhibition. The curator will be on hand to answer any questions you may have about the coldest place on earth. We’ll also have refreshments. Children are welcome! More details on the facebook event page. Proud to announce the opening of the photo exhibition On the Road of Bones: Ghosts of the Siberian Gulag Along the Old Kolyma Highway featuring my, Nastya Borisova and Ajar Varlamov’s winter photographs of this year’s Journey to Oymyakon, the…
The Yakuts consider Kihilyakh to be a sacred place. It is believed that stone pillars in the upper part of the Verkhoyansk mountains concentrate health-healing powers. People come to that place, pray to mountains’ spirits asking for having grace on them and giving blessing. Take a look at Ajar Varlamov‘s unique set of photographs taken in Kihilyakh in July 2010.
I am pretty proud to present the region called Kobyaj. Below, please, find elected summer pictures (frankly saying, I have a lot of photographs, including winter ones). Kobyaj is people’s name for the Kobyajsky ulus located north from Yakutsk in Central Yakutia, Siberia/Russia. It is the only region (see the map) that includes partly the Lena River and the Verkhoyansk Range.
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.
This road was built by the inmates of Gulag camps, most of them were buried along the way. That’s why it’s named the Road of Bones.