Happy Children of Taiga

Happy Children of Taiga

We are back at the Khanty “yurts” to once again get astounded by so hard but happy living of ordinary northern people who would never exchange this terrible -50 C and little wooden houses beyond the polar circle to a cup of Starbucks coffee at an office of a big city.

Happy Children of Taiga

The kids are aged 8 and 4.

Happy Children of Taiga

Happy Children of Taiga

Happy Children of Taiga

Happy Children of Taiga

Happy Children of Taiga

Happy Children of Taiga

Happy Children of Taiga

Happy Children of Taiga

The hardest time of a year for them is autumn and winter when ice is not fully frozen and snow cover is not thick enough – on the days like this they are fully separated from civilization.

Happy Children of Taiga

Happy Children of Taiga

These children become fully independent by the age of seven. They begin hunting and fishing with parents, helping them in all possible ways.

Happy Children of Taiga

Happy Children of Taiga

Their mom is still not even 25 in fact.

Happy Children of Taiga

What you usually see is uncomfortable mode of life, but it is definitely much more – these are the people of taiga, it’s their territory and they would never exchange it for the comfort of city houses.

Happy Children of Taiga

Happy Children of Taiga

Happy Children of Taiga

Happy Children of Taiga

All children are still the same – playful and shy.

Happy Children of Taiga

Happy Children of Taiga

Happy Children of Taiga

Happy Children of Taiga

Happy Children of Taiga

Happy Children of Taiga

Happy Children of Taiga

They are close to the nature indeed, every single day of their lives. It is something most of us are deprived of today.

Happy Children of Taiga

Happy Children of Taiga

Happy Children of Taiga

Happy Children of Taiga

Happy Children of Taiga

Happy Children of Taiga

Happy Children of Taiga

Diesel generator to provide electricity.

Happy Children of Taiga

Only here, on the windowsill, a cellphone may receive a message.

Happy Children of Taiga

Hot bread with a crispy crust is perfect to be eaten on such a cold day!

Happy Children of Taiga

Happy Children of Taiga

Happy Children of Taiga

One bed is for the adults, another one is for the kids.

Happy Children of Taiga

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3 thoughts on “Happy Children of Taiga”

  1. Mam wielki szacunek i podziw dla Tych Ludzi, zycze im wiele wspanialych chwil spedzonych w rodzinnym gronie i wiele satysfakcji z bliskosci natury.

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