I was visiting the distant little village of Oymyakon in junuary 2015, when temperatures varied between -45 and -52 oC. These are typical january temperatures, and nothing special for tough Siberians who are adapted to cold and long winters.
The Food store.
A local fisherman handles a wet fishing net barehanded in the cold without difficulties.
Yakutian cattle and horses are endemic breeds adapted to the extreme Siberian temperatures, and they stay outside all winter.
Reindeer herders in the Oymyakon Valley.
Tamara, our friendly host during the stay in Oymyakon.
You don't spend more time than necessary at the toilet when temperature drops below -50.
My travelmate Rune on the Siberian taiga.
«Selfie with reindeer»
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