3 A Journey to Russian Arctics on a Car: No Roads, Polar Bears, Atomic Icebreakers and more

A Journey to Russian Arctics on a Car: No Roads, Polar Bears, Atomic Icebreakers and more

North of Russia is a wild place. No roads, you can't travel on the car just planes or helicopters. But in winter things change - there an opportunity appears to go on the "winter roads" - roads made of hard compressed snow that magically disappear in spring again This guy used this opportunity to travel to the
Northern coast of Russia on his car and see the atomic icebreakers in their natural habitat.  He crossed Arctic Ocean, and besides he met local people who send their kids to school on helicopters, saw abandoned Soviet army bases on Polar islands, Northernmost in the world railroad and many more...
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6 Man Builds Bicycle Powered Mobile Home, Travels Across Siberia

Man Builds Bicycle Powered Mobile Home, Travels Across Siberia

This Russian man has built a
bicycle powered mobile home.
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1 Some Nice Collection of Hanging Bridges Across the Russia

Some Nice Collection of Hanging Bridges Across the Russia

Russia has plenty of hanging bridges around. One photographer went travelling and took photos of
the hanging bridges of Russia, here are some of them. First one above is from Perm region.
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0 American visits “Pioneer Palace” in Leningrad, 1958

American visits “Pioneer Palace” in Leningrad, 1958

American traveller went to St.Petersburg in 1958. He went straight to Leningrad's Pioneers Palace. Those were houses in USSR that attracted youth for their after-school activities, sort of YMCA or other after-school clubs. Kids of different ages
were endulging in all sort of activities - starting from painting or other applied art, then got their own swimming pool, dancing clubs, even movie studio to teach kids how to make small movies. Let's take a look what he saw:
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0 Foreigner in Russia travels Volga River in 1958

Foreigner in Russia travels Volga River in 1958

Yet another American photographer went to see USSR in 1958. His focus of interest was the Volga river and
cities on its shores. After he returned he made an album called "Volga River Essay", and here it is:
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1 Soviet Black Sea resort Sochi in 1988

Soviet Black Sea resort Sochi in 1988

Sochi was (is) a Russian and Soviet most popular resort city. It's located in sub-tropical climate making it stand out in all Russia. During USSR era when people couldn't leave the country for the warm resorts of other countries
they had to come to the Black Sea towns like Sochi so it was really, really crowded. In 1988 a Belgium photographer visited the place and took some awesome black and white photos of the place. Let's take a look:
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0 Travelling Across Russian Tundra on Japanese All-terrain Vehicle

Travelling Across Russian Tundra on Japanese All-terrain Vehicle

This Japanese all-terain vehicle is manufactured since 1970s. And it's very popular at Russian Far North. It can go wherever all other vehicles can't. Inside they are always decorated with carpets and
other decor - pretty authentic to Russian North. Russian blogger Sergey travelled on one of those and let's see how it's to travel on such a vehicle across Russian Northern Tundra (forest).
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1 Travelling to Karelia 100 years ago

Travelling to Karelia 100 years ago

100 years ago scientists and anthropologists from St. Petersburg travelled to Russian Karelia - a Northern region bordering Finland on the west. Here are the
photos of people and nature they took while on this trip. The first one is a woman in a boat.  Some photos look like they are from some fairy tale.
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1 Story of a Russian Man Who Travels a World and Makes Selfies with Cats

Story of a Russian Man Who Travels a World and Makes Selfies with Cats

This Russian man became popular for his strange hobby of taking selfies with different cats he meets all over the world. He puts it as this: "When I got my first camera smartphone in 2014 and I didn't find to do anything
better with it than making selfies with cats that I meet in large quantities in my life. The most challenging part here is to make a cat look into the camera". Here are some photos from his collection:
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0 Traveler from Voronezh Has Been Waiting for Meeting Labynkyr Devil for more than 100 Days

Traveler from Voronezh Has Been Waiting for Meeting Labynkyr Devil for more than 100 Days

Traveler, adventurer and instructor in survival Andrey Solovyev from Voronezh has been living for more than 100 days on the shores of Lake Labynkyr in Yakutia hoping to see Labynkyr Devil. 32-year-old man went to the Lake on foot, he did not take anything that he could need for wintering. He lives in a small wooden house, near he made a dugout to store his little stockpile of food. 31 October, a journalist visited Andrey and asked him a few questions. Andrey Solovyev:
I decided to spend the winter on Labynkyr Lake for several reasons. Firstly, the Labynkyr phenomenon: the lake is very unusual. I am interested in the legend about Labynkyr Devil that was seen by many people. Secondly, I would like to test my survival skills because I'm an instructor of tourism and survival. I would like to gain new experience in a harsh climate of Yakutia, gain knowledge, check myself, whether I can do it or not.
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