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A  Nenets reindeer herder, Nadym Region, Siberia  

A Nenets reindeer herder, Nadym Region, Siberia

Those that Roam the Arctic Wastes (part 2)

February 5th 2012
My eyes are frozen shut. I hear only the roar of the snowmobile dragging our sledge across the Gulf of Ob's frozen waters. After traveling for seven hours in -40°C the cold overpowers other sensations so that it is all I feel. Soon we will reach the coast of the Yamal Peninsula but for now we must bear another hour of this burning, soul-crushing cold. I relive the last few days as images danc ... read more
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