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Igor Sobolev

Igor Sobolev
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Igor was born in one of the dirtiest and most northern towns in the world - Norilsk, Russia. Living there made him hungry for traveling and seeing the true world - how it works and who lives there. "Best way of traveling - Hitchhiking!"
Norilsk Russia Adventure Prime

Facts about Norilsk, Russia – one of the northernmost cities in the world

City of 175,000 souls above the arctic circle, -54°C, bears, air-pollution and wind that kills.
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I swam under a lost waterfall in the Russian Arctic

To find this fascinating beauty of Siberian nature, I had to walk more than 7 kilometers along the tundra, all the while fearing meeting with a polar bear.
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Riding bicycle in arctic Russian city – one of of the coldest, windiest and...

You feel how all this smoke and gas burns your lungs. "This is how cancer smells like," I thought.
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My 6 craziest stories from hitchhiking 17,000 km’s in less than 2 years

Arabs who wanted to buy my girlfriend, Mongolian pimp, Uzbek illegal workers...This is only a partial list of adventures that I encountered during my travels.
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10 reasons to start learning the Russian language

Everyone know that speaking with Russian beauties is the biggest perk! Curious about the other 9 benefits?
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15 photos that prove Siberia is one of the most marvelous places on Earth

Bring as much air as possible into the lungs … and … scream! The whole Siberia is only for you.
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Survive in the heart of Siberia

We had no idea that our trip could be so dangerous. One wrong move and the lakes of heavenly beauty in Siberia would become our cemetery...
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Inside the Northernmost Water Park in the World!

Exploring the world's northernmost waterpark which two months earlier became a threat to the lives of hundreds of people.
Evolution of chinese characters for woman

The Chinese character for ‘woman’ keeps changing. Why??

A woman in ancient China did not have the right to express her opinion, she had to obey. The history of Chinese characters is a clear confirmation of this.
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Venture to Nord Kamal – the northernmost mosque in the world! مسجد نورد كمال

I braved -44°C polar white-out conditions to visit this exotic temple in my native Russia.

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