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Nenets people making floor boards for a chum, Nadym Region, Siberia  
   

Nenets people making floor boards for a chum, Nadym Region, Siberia

Around and about in Arctic Siberia

January 26th 2012
The train took us out of Moscow's suburbia with its usual rapidity and into the land of snow-coated wooden cottages, picket fences and endless forest that would greet our every glance through the train window for the next forty eight hours before thinning out into sub-Arctic forest tundra on our journey's third and final day. We passed Rostov Veliky, turrets on the gentle, whitewashed wal ... read more
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