Bundle Up And Watch Video Of Freezing Oymyakon, Russia
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Those of you suffering from any summer heat wave can cool off with this frosty video of the coldest inhabited place on the planet.
The good folks over at Atlas Obscura are back with their ongoing list of 100 Wonders from around the globe.
This time around the spotlight is on Oymyakon, Russia, which mandates its residents go above and beyond just to live in this small town.
While the weather is undoubtedly hot in your area, you will be shivering by the time this brief video is over.
As the host explains, the coldest temperature on record in the area is a remarkable –90 degrees.
Now we feel funny complaining as we walk through the frozen food section at the grocery store.
VisitYakutia.com has your back if unrelenting cold is your idea of a great time.
Previously, Atlas Obscura highlighted one of the hottest places in America—at least hot when you consider the temperatures under the streets:
From freezing wonders to towns warmed by burning coal, the YouTube channel seems content to cover some of the more astounding places on this green planet of ours.
We are eager to continue the journey right along with them; we may just need to get a sweater first.
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