About Frozen Frontier
On January 20, 2013, world-renowned Swedish explorer Mikael Strandberg, left his home and set out for the coldest inhabited place on earth, Oymyakon in northeast Siberia where the average winter temperature is -50°C. He, along with the 3 other members of his team, will meet up with a group of Eveny reindeer herders and set out on a historic journey. Traveling over 600km by reindeer pulling sledges, they will explore the most remote parts of Siberia, all the way from the little known mountains of Kolyma to the Okhotsk Sea.
The Expedition Report
Dear Explorers and Readers, I have just made my way back to Malmö in Sweden where I live after what I would call a fairy tale Expedition!
Lessons Learned from the Cold
“You know you are in extreme cold, when you spit and your saliva turns solid before it hits the ground.”
A fairy tale! Almost! It is 4.30 in the morning, I am back in a warm, fresh aired and springy Malmö and I am suffering badly from jet lag.
-48 degrees Celius, Johan told me. It was our first day of setting off on skis down the Kolyma River. It was early… https://t.co/UqDHCEAKab