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Saturday, November 21, 2015


"Il te faut guérir la solitude par la société et la société par la solitude."
Henri-Frédéric Amiel 1849
One must heal solitude with a dose of society, and society with a dose of solitude.

Vyacheslav Korotki, a 65-year-old meteor­ologist who lives in a rickety state-run weather base in Khodovarikha, a peninsula on Russia’s frozen north coast. He has lived on this storm-lashed spit for 13 years; it is the latest in a string of Arctic postings.

Abandoned wooden lighthouse at Khodovarikha 

Photos by Evgenia Abrugaeva


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