Amazing how many photographs of Siberia’s Yakutia my St Petersburg friends have on their facebook page Russia. Travel across the country. Check it, you will like it for sure. Meanwhile, here is the info about photographs.
Roman Yarygin spent two months, April and May, in the Verkhoyank Range with Oymyakon reindeer herders. In the above video he is sitting on the mountain top, while his Siberian husky is sleeping. An amazing view! See some of his photographs.
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.
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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…
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.