This set will be updated all the time. Need more time to select more pictures of our trip. Today you can see the first portion.

An Italian traveler Marco Vignola after tw-day reindeer sledding in Oymyakon, Siberia/Russia. That was the travel in extremely cold weather conditions. The temperature was -52C/-61F. Indeed, Oymyakon holds its title of the coldest inhabited place on the earth. Photo by Misha Mestnikov. Check my other blog AskYakutia.com to see what it is like to be in Oymyakon: — A winter journey to the Pole of Cold; — Reindeer sledding with Siberian nomads. Browse through already-published posts under the tag Oymyakon. Any wish to travel to Oymyakon, the world’s…

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…