Mirny Diamond Mine

The second largest man-made hole in the world (surpassed only by the Bingham Copper Mine in Utah) is a diamond mine located on the outskirts of...

Mushroom Hunting in Russia

Colin Gerald Dryden Thubron (born 1939) is a British novelist and travel writer. In 1983 he published a book called "Among the Russians", as an...

The Coldest Village on Earth

If you think that winter has already come to your city, pictures from Oymyakon, the coldest village on Earth, might change your mind. With the...

Weather Man

Vyacheslav Korotki is a man of extreme solitude. He is a trained polyarnik, a specialist in the polar north, a meteorologist. In the past thirty...