Russia – Sakha Republic – North (Zhigansky, Batagay, Khonuu, Tiksi)

What to do here
 Sights (Temporarily Reinstated)
  • Poles of Cold: Oymyakon and Verkhoyansk, Yakutia
  • Russia in Asia (sea border/port/river)
  • Lena River Delta areas (Yakutia)
  • Tiksi (Northernmost town with pop. over 2500)
  • Verkhoyansk (Yakutia; Pole of Cold)
  • Verkhoyansk: Pole of Cold District Museum of Local Lore
  • Drink kvas
  • Drink vodka with locals
  • Experience (at least) a night on a train
  • Play/hear balalaika
  • Sauna (plus swim in lake/river!)
  • Taste Pelmeni
  • Taste Pirog
  • Taste Pirozhki
  • Wear an ushanka
  • Sakha Republic : Dolgans
  • Sakha Republic : Evens