Why stay in a large steam-room as Moscow in summer? A trip to the Kola peninsula may chill you out. We gonna join the guys who did exactly this way – went along the Kola peninsula for new impressions, for fish and fresh wind.
Passing the Vologodsk region
The Onega lake, second largest lake in Europe
Khibiny is the most popular place of the Kola peninsula. Many routes start from there.
Cross-country vehicle “Bobr” at a local base. They say it often breaks.
This pass can be crossed only via a deep lake. While crossing it the car constantly risks to slip in the thirty meters deep water.
Trucks have used to sink here already.
Sometimes a truck needs to overcome streams.
Where to turn?
By the way, when it’s not raining it is already considered to be good weather.
Turning to Pechenega
Meeting some Poles travelling by Soviet GAZ–67 from Warsaw.
Museum of Defence of Rybachiy peninsula. During WWII it was under the blockade.
Came to the sea
Rybachiy peninsula is full of military men. Not so long ago it used to be a frontier zone.
Meteo station in the north of the peninsula.
North of the Rybachiy peninsula is pretty different from its south.
Remains of fire positions
Those rocks resemble some fortifications.
The largest settlement on the peninsula is abandoned today.
The abandoned constructions are made of some interesting material.
Nice place for a stay
A seal is swimming there
How to restrain from hunting?
Road to Murmansk
Tersky shore at the White Sea. It is inhabited by coast-dwellers.
Restored wooden church
This is a desert which is described in wiki as a place of ecological catastrophe. The fact is that during the whole nineteenth century this place was cut over for logs required for evaporating salt.
Shore of the White Sea
Northern landscape suddenly looks like a desert
Some strange obstacles right in the middle of it.
The report would not be full without it.