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Frozen Frontier; -58 degrees Celisus this morning

31st of January –
Village of Yuchyugei (ok Village in yakut language) –

”This is the first time I have traveled in this area and this route” , Tonya the Eveny reindeer herder tolomads and roam the area freely, this is nothing extra ordinary to travel 600 km:s in these low temperatures.

Frozen Frontier; Heading into the unknown

-45 degrees Celsius
Yakutsk 28th of January

Yesterday I went downtown Yakutsk with Yuri to do some interviews with local women and their fashionable dress in this extreme cold.

Frozen Frontiers: Arrival in the freezer

To be Yakutsk, the temperature was not to extreme too be in January, just over -40 degrees Celsius.

Expedition Extreme Cold, Travelling with Reindeer; The challenging preparations

When you read this, we are hopefully in Siberia. The whole family of four. It could well be a surprise to most […]

Expedition nerves; Why? Why? Why?

We are still packing though the plane is due to leave in 12 hours. It has been a very hectic day. No sleep, so up early, start packing, than out to try the sat phone, a voice call to ExWeb, than back to the flat to go through the whole camera kit …

Stressssss and angst!

Malmö -7 C (19.4 F) Yakutsk -44 C (-47.2 F) Verkhoyansk -48 C (-54.4 F) What is easy to forget for people not involved in Expeditions, is all the stressful work before setting off, sorting out the normal day, like preparing papers for the tax man…

The Knowledge Gap

Over the last week I have tried to figure out how to send dispatches via my laptop and a satellite phone. It […]

Tech trouble, some kit arriving and some stress

Flag 179 arrived yesterday. An honor of course. The same Flag which bit the dust in Al Mahra not long ago. That made me content and happy. Even happier, I felt today when Eva s and Scarlett s stuff arrived from Isbjörn of Sweden, the best kid g…

-99°F Below Zero

Extreme cold fascinates most people. Every time the subject comes up on my site, the readership grows tenfold. And I get a lot of […]

Mum´s moved on to another world and I wonder; What to do?

I feel so incredibly tired. And sad. But still working on with happiness getting the new Siberian Expedition on board. But life has its own ways to show that tragedy and sorrow is a big part of the life of a human being. My mum died yesterday and …