Photographer shows what it’s like to live in the coldest town in the world
Located in the heart of Siberia, the village of Oymyakon in Russia is considered the coldest inhabited place on Earth. A record temperature of -90°F (-67.7°C) was recorded in 1933 – the lowest temperature ever registered at any inhabited location in the world.
Recently, photographer Amos Chapple, from New Zealand, decided to take a little trip to capture images of everyday life in this village near Yakutsk, the coldest city on Earth, where 300,000 people live at average temperatures of -34°C. Chapple says that one of the main challenges of his project – in addition to enduring the fierce cold weather- was to operate his camera.