Chilling Out In Summer

Chilling Out In Summer

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.

Chilling Out In Summer

Passing the Vologodsk region

Chilling Out In Summer

Chilling Out In Summer

Chilling Out In Summer

 The Onega lake, second largest lake in Europe

Chilling Out In Summer

Kirovsk

Chilling Out In Summer

Khibiny is the most popular place of the Kola peninsula. Many routes start from there.

Chilling Out In Summer

Chilling Out In Summer

Chilling Out In Summer

Chilling Out In Summer

Cross-country vehicle “Bobr” at a local base. They say it often breaks.

Chilling Out In Summer

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.

Chilling Out In Summer

Chilling Out In Summer

Sometimes a truck needs to overcome streams.

Chilling Out In Summer

Where to turn?

By the way, when it’s not raining it is already considered to be good weather.

Chilling Out In Summer

Turning to Pechenega

Chilling Out In Summer

Meeting some Poles travelling by Soviet GAZ–67 from Warsaw.

Chilling Out In Summer

Chilling Out In Summer

Museum of Defence of Rybachiy peninsula. During WWII it was under the blockade.

Chilling Out In Summer

Came to the sea

Chilling Out In Summer

Rybachiy peninsula is full of military men. Not so long ago it used to be a frontier zone.

Chilling Out In Summer

Chilling Out In Summer

Chilling Out In Summer

Chilling Out In Summer

Chilling Out In Summer

Chilling Out In Summer

Meteo station in the north of the peninsula.

Chilling Out In Summer

North of the Rybachiy peninsula is pretty different from its south.

Chilling Out In Summer

Chilling Out In Summer

Chilling Out In Summer

Remains of fire positions

Chilling Out In Summer

Chilling Out In Summer

Chilling Out In Summer

Chilling Out In Summer

Chilling Out In Summer

Chilling Out In Summer

Those rocks resemble some fortifications.

Chilling Out In Summer

Chilling Out In Summer

Chilling Out In Summer

The largest settlement on the peninsula is abandoned today.

Chilling Out In Summer

The abandoned constructions are made of some interesting material.

Chilling Out In Summer

Nice place for a stay

Chilling Out In Summer

Chilling Out In Summer

A seal is swimming there

Chilling Out In Summer

How to restrain from hunting?

Chilling Out In Summer

Road to Murmansk

Chilling Out In Summer

Chilling Out In Summer

Tersky shore at the White Sea. It is inhabited by coast-dwellers.

Chilling Out In Summer

Chilling Out In Summer

Restored wooden church

Chilling Out In Summer

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.

Chilling Out In Summer

Shore of the White Sea

Chilling Out In Summer

Chilling Out In Summer

Chilling Out In Summer

Chilling Out In Summer

Northern landscape suddenly looks like a desert

Chilling Out In Summer

Some strange obstacles right in the middle of it.

Chilling Out In Summer

Chilling Out In Summer

Chilling Out In Summer

Chilling Out In Summer

Chilling Out In Summer

Chilling Out In Summer

The report would not be full without it.

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3 thoughts on “Chilling Out In Summer”

  1. just awesome! i love the russian north! d you guys got any other pics to share with? go send some links please. again, great work! right on!

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