Kamchatka: The Wildest Russian Outpost

On November 16, 2013 by Lazer Horse
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The Kamchatka Peninsula sits in the far east of Russia and runs for about 800 miles. It covers around 100,000 square miles and lies between the Pacific Ocean to the east and the Sea of Okhotsk to the west. The peninsula contains the volcanoes of Kamchatka,...

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Victor The Siberian Hermit: Photo Collection

On November 3, 2013 by Lazer Horse
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Some days when the world is getting a bit too hectic, or the boss has told you off for staring out the window again, or your friends are doing your head in going...

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Prypiat Wildlife: The Animals That Survived Chernobyl

On October 27, 2013 by Lazer Horse
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The Chernobyl incident of 1986 left a lasting poisonous shroud over hundreds of square kilometres of land. The 60 km circle that surrounds the plant is lovingly titled “the zone of alienation.” The area is deserted,...

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Beautiful Pictures From 100th Arctic Cruise To The North Pole

On October 12, 2013 by Lazer Horse
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Here for your viewing pleasure today I present to you some photos taken on a pleasure cruise to the frozen north last July. It was the 100th time an icebreaker had managed to get people...

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Russian Road Rage Video

On August 26, 2013 by Lazer Horse

…..meanwhile back on the roads of Russia: some fella takes his fury out on a distracted driver by smashing their mobile phone into smithereens. As an aside, the word “smithereens” is from Irish Gaelic smidirn,...

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VIDEO: 550 Tonne Russian Military Hovercraft Disturbs Sunbathers

On August 22, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Firstly: thank you Russia for your constant stream of military surprises. You never disappoint. I genuinely appreciate it. Today’s military surprise comes in the form of a 60m long, 500+ tonne military hovercraft. It...

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JCB Water Fun In Russia – UNSAFETY FIRST

On August 19, 2013 by Lazer Horse

The other day I put up a video showcasing some Siberians in Russia using JCB diggers to cross an engorged river, CLICK HERE to see that little wonder. This next video shows some youngsters using a JCB...

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Crossing A River In Russia Using Diggers And Guts

On August 15, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Russians are nothing if not resourceful. The video below shows this trait off to it’s fullest. The scene takes place at Nyarmayaha River near the coal-mining town of Vorkuta where some Siberian travelers were dealing with (very) bad road...

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Russian Propaganda Tourism Posters From the 1920s and 1930s

On August 14, 2013 by Lazer Horse

During the 20s and 30s, the Russian tourist board decided to re-brand itself to Westerners. They attempted to present themselves in a more fashionable and familiar way to other countries. The posters shown...

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Dancing Forest Of Kaliningrad: Weird Spiral Trees In Russia

On August 12, 2013 by Lazer Horse

This incredibly strange pine forest is on the Curonian Spit, Kaliningrad, Russia. It’s known as the dancing forest to some, or the drunken forest to locals and it’s formation is a bit of a mystery....

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