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2018 Journey to the Pole of Cold starts in Yakutia
The program of the event tour
Journey to the Pole of Cold’2018
includes visiting cultural and historical and ethnographic centers,
The Pole of Cold
rally-raid, a trip to Lake Labynkyr.
85 degrees below zero: Yakut frosts make international news
Fifty-degree frosts for residents of Yakutia at this time of year are quite common. But it is the extremely low temperatures in Yakutia that have become the topic number one for many Russian and world media these days.
Auto rally to the Pole of Cold
In Yakutia, on March 22-25, Rally Championship of Yakutia for the prizes of Yakutsk Mayor Aisen Nikolaev will take place within the traditional ‘Journey to the Pole of Cold’ festival. Enthusiasts of extreme sports will again go to Tomtor on the legendary Kolyma Road, the organizing committee of the event said.
Chinese biker returns home!
Citizen of the People's Republic of China Cha Erdan had long dreamed to visit the Pole of Cold in Oymyakon. While still in school and learning that there is the coldest point of the planet, he has decided for himself that someday he would check himself and feel the 60-degree cold. One can say that the extreme cyclist was preparing for a trip to Oymyakon thoroughly. Behind him - a bike tour to Egypt and Dubai.
Epiphany Day on shores of the Arctic Ocean
© RIA Novosti / Igor Maslov
More than 30 baptismal fonts, ice holes used for water consecration on Epiphany Day, will be organized in Yakutia this year, despite the 50-degree frost in some regions of the republic.
It is assumed that about 60 thousand people will take part in bathing; the frost does not frighten them.
Fonts are planned to be organized on the Lena River, the Pole of Cold and on the shores of the Arctic Ocean.
Guinness record in Oymyakon
If Yakutia can not yet boast of a large influx of ordinary tourists, the various kinds of extreme sports lovers rush to come here and challenge the harsh elements, and possibly break some unusual record. The last vivid example - a group from Poland,
has just returned from Oymyakon. Polish extreme athletes have attempted to set a Guinness record for cycling in cold conditions.
Icy-clist: Japanese tourist gets frostbite in quest to get to Yakutia’s Pole of Cold
© Vadim Skryabin/TASS
A Japanese tourist tried to get to the Pole of Cold in Yakutia’s Oymyakon District by bike
Minister Safronov takes a dip into icy waters of Oymyakon at minus 63 degrees
Minister of Investment Development and Entrepreneurship of Yakutia Anton Safronov told about his trip to Oymyakon, which will host the ‘Pole of Cold’ Festival in March.
Photo report. How the Poles set Guinness record in Yakutia
Sakha-French project that drew attention of Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation
Instagram account of the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation posted online the information dedicated to the coldest permanently inhabited place in the world - the village of Oymyakon in Yakutia.
The French cyclist reached the Pole of Cold
French traveler Yves Chaloin completed his extreme bike trip from Yakutsk to Tomtor, National Broadcasting Company
The Hollywood star is concerned over the situation in Yakutia. Video
“Recently, thermometers broke when temperatures reached near-record in the Siberian village of
(Republic of Sakha), known as the coldest inhabited place on Earth. The estimated temperature that night was around -62℃ (-111.6°F). Locals said they haven't recorded such levels in the past 15 years.
is posing a real threat to local people's lives and life structures, changing the soils, the fauna and the flora.”
The Pole of Cold – How Much Is The Fish?
his song was played constantly in the car during my trip to the proclaimed Pole of Cold - Oymyakon. But I would refashion
How Much Is The Fish?
of the German singer Scooter into
How Much Is The Cold
? because the trip turned out to be very interesting and sometimes breathtaking as you see snowy mountains all around, fairytale forests, and… the cold! Its Majesty the Cold! It pervades everything! You cannot neglect it, otherwise you are in trouble.
Where is the toilet and shower? Investment Development Ministry of Yakutia is set to develop tourist infrastructure in Oymyakon
According to the Minister of Investment Development and Entrepreneurship of Yakutia Anton Safronov, the Ministry will be more specific about the development of tourism, in particular, in the territory of Oymyakon.
Wife of Extreme Sports Enthusiast from France riots in emotion: Yves Chaloin reached his goal Oymyakon!
61-year-old French tourist Yves Chaloin reached his goal – Oymyakon - riding his bike.
Wife of Extreme Sports Enthusiast from France: Yves will do everything in his power to get to Oymyakon
Extreme cyclist from France Yves Chaloin suspended his journey due to technical problems with the bike.
He has to overcome more than 500 kilometers to reach the final point of his route – Oymyakon.
World celebrities in Yakutia
Celebrities about Yakutia - Cold, Oymyakon and original culture of Yakutia
Yakutia at Trade and Economic Fair in China
Yakutia presented its projects at the Trade and Economic Fair that took place May 20-22 in Heihe, China. The delegation of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), headed by Yakutia's Permanent Representative to the Far Eastern Federal District Georgy Nikonov, included the heads and entrepreneurs of Neryungri, Oymyakon, Kobyai, Amga and Khangalass districts, reported the Yakutia Permanent Mission to the Far Eastern Federal District.
Yakutia organizes a car tour to the Pole of Cold for foreign guests
The village of Tomtor
© REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
According to the organizers, foreign tourists, including those from the APR countries, are expected to participate
Yakutia strengthens control over the safety of schoolchildren because of 50-degree frosts
Each school increased outreach activities among schoolchildren on safety issues in the winter