5 What Is It Like To Stay On The Kola Peninsula? Part II

What Is It Like To Stay On The Kola Peninsula? Part II

Posted on January 10, 2012 by

Fishermen have to buy rights to fish certain species of fish.

Local population is used to fishing for free because that’s what their predecessors always did. They can’t afford buying fishing licences even if they wanted.

The village is gradually dying out.

Noone needs these boats anymore.

In addition, locals litter the village making it a sorry sight. All this happens in a place of unique beauty, the place you want to come back to.

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5 Responses to “What Is It Like To Stay On The Kola Peninsula? Part II”

  1. Corvin says:

    wow amazing and mysterious place

  2. (r)evolutionist says:

    Nice place for a commune (volume 2). And thanks for the “heads up” on the advice about the “young men on a jalopy”. They are not invited into the commune…

  3. pepsi throwback says:

    Russian north…no matter how many pics there are i still dont have enough. mystic, mysterious and totally awesome. publish as many pics as poss man! thanxa nad take care

  4. mariel says:

    thanks for the picture, what remote and wild, and abandone places…. It would be very hard to live then ….

  5. reznor says:

    very atmospheric pictures! the BW photos – which camera did you use? thank you.

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