Yesterday drove through 250km of snow and blizzard on the insistent request of my mate, who apparently needed some variety to clear her head off the eider thoughts. If anybody does not know, she is intensely working on a book on the relationship between humans and eider ducks. Sometimes that results in brain overheat, thus the need for a cooling trip once in a while.
Leaving the computer behind. If the matter can’t wait please call +7 921 155 5432. Back Sunday evening. The Murmansk program includes visiting a Saami village with the reputation of being “authentic” near Murmansk. A report is to follow.
This year the Orthodox Epiphany ice-hole dip will take place near the fish breeding operation’s dam between ulitsa Naberezhnaya and ulitsa Rybovodnaya, east end of town.
The authorities promise to equip the place with heated tents and lighting, and provide police and ambulance presence.
The hole in the ice will be sanctified at 7:30pm and made accessible to the adventurous from 8pm to 2pm next day, Jan. 19 2017.
A rumour is going around that, should the sky be clear, we stand a good chance of seeing northern lights around Kandalaksha from now till Jan. 6 2017.
Warning: we are into a cold spell now, with temperatures around minus 20C.
Good news: the car is back in circulation after a major repair job. No blizzard inside the cabin, and it is much quieter now than it was before, making conversation while driving easy. Also it is kept heated when parked, so no problem starting despite the cold. I and the car are available for hire at discount off-season rates!
While the vast number of searches taking visitors to my www.kandalaksha.su remain unknown (only one out of about 16 shows), here is a summary of known search words/phrases that took visitors to my site during the last year:
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Glad to see that prostitution is not an unconditional leader the way it was towards the end of my Moscow phase.
There are few things more gloomy and depressing in this country than postapocalyptic style”garage coops”. Our car has been stuck in one of these, in Niva-3, an industrial outskirt of Kandalaksha, for the last two weeks for a welding job.
Opened yesterday at the Niva movie theatre in Kandalaksha, and expected to stay on well into 2017.
The author is the famous Boris Vakhmistrov, an avalanche expert from Kirovsk.
In his free time he flies around the Kola Peninsula on a deltaplane taking photos, and is one of the recognized photography masters here.
It remains a mystery where the animal has come from and how it ended up in a snowbank in Murmansk. At the moment is is being treated from frozen paws, and there already is a lineup wishing to adopt it should the owner fail to show up.