Danakil Depression Dallol

Dallol, Ethiopia: Unearthly, Deadly And Super Hot

On August 20, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Which is earth’s hottest region? People, most regularly, mention the area that has clocked up the highest recorded temperature – Furnace Creek Ranch, Death Valley, California – reaching a dirty 56.7 °C (134 °F). Dallol, Ethiopia doesn’t normally get as much of...

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Turkmenistan Melon Day - Farmers

Turkmenistan’s Annual Melon Day: What You Need To Know

On August 6, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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I decided to write about Turkmenistan’s Melon Day after a friend brought it to my attention. It sounded like something I should know more about. At the same time, I found the idea...

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Funny Russia - Lama Motorbike

Awesome Photos From Russia With Love – Part T

On June 12, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Welcome to your next installment of Russian LOLz. Today we have all manner of nonsense to show you, including ultra strong grannies, gangster wannabes and lama-loving bikers. It’s all there for the taking....

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Mangystau, Kazakhstan Stone Balls 1

Mangystau: The Incredible Stone Balls Of Kazakhstan

On June 12, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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The Mangystau region of Kazakhstan, near the borders of Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, is a huge, empty place. In total, it covers 165,600 square kilometers – an area larger than England. The geography of the region varies between tundra,...

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Awesome Photos From Russia - Man Painted Blue

Awesome Photos From Russia With Love – Part S

On May 14, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Here you are. Another bunch of the best of the best as far as funny Russian photographs from Russia are concerned. Get your guns out, pop a dram of Vodka in your face...

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Awesome Photos From Russia - Wooden Suit

Awesome Photos From Russia With Love Part Q

On March 28, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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I haven’t popped up one of these compilations for ages; sorry if you’ve been hanging around waiting. I’ll make this a jumbo edition to make amends. For anyone who hasn’t visited an “Awesome...

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Blagoveshchensk Ice Swimming Blaga 3

Ice Bathing On The Border Of China And Russia

On March 27, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Blagoveschensk is a small Russian city on the border of China and home to the only ice bathing bath house on the Russian/Chinese border. Meaning “the city of good news,” Blagoveschensk has around a quarter of...

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Peder Balke - Stetind i take

Peder Balke: A Forgotten Norwegian Master

On March 19, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Peder Balke (1804-1887) painted the bleakest most impressive parts of one of Europe’s bleakest and most impressive countries. Famous in Norway for his romantic visions, he has largely been ignored outside of his home country....

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North Korea DPRK Buildings - Cinema

Beautiful Photos Of North Korean Interiors

On January 16, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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I found a Tumblr the other day that just posts photos of the interiors of North Korean buildings. These Soviet inspired oddities are a work of silky softness in one of the least silky and soft countries...

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Giant Mao Zedong Statue - Henan - From The Air

Huge Statue of Mao Zedong Built And Dismantled In Rural China

On January 9, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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In the middle of rural China, very far from anything of note, a massive and recently built statue has been flurrying across Asian news. The structure in question is a whopping rendering of our old...

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