Ice Bathing On The Chinese-Russian Border

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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Norilsk: Very North & Very Dirty

On June 19, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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Norilsk is the most northerly city in the world with a population over 100,000. It’s also the second largest city in the Arctic Circle, after Murmansk. On the muckier side of the coin...

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PHOTOS: Epiphany Bathing In Russia 2014

On February 9, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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Every year on the 19th January Orthodox Russian Christians dunk themselves into killer cold water as part of a religious festival. The activity is dedicated to to the moment Jesus was baptised in...

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