Winter starts in November

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A view from the Cross Mounain

By Alexandra Goryashko

Winter here starts in November. That does not mean however that life comes to a standstill. But another sort of life starts. It is still daylight for 6-7 hours. Enough time to walk around. Enough snow for skiing or sledding. But not too much so walking and cycling is perfectly easy too.

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Kola area photos by Varandej (Ilya Boyanovsky)

A series of photos of Far North towns and villages, with a slant towards industry, decay, anthropology, and winter. By Ilya Boyanovsky. Texts are very much worth reading even though they are all in Russian.

See varandej.dreamwidth.org/tag/крайний+север.

 

Author’s profile in English: www.couchsurfing.org/people/ilya.buyanovsky/