North Ossetia is the land of ancient Alans. One thousand years ago it was the realm of the mediaeval Kingdom of Alania, and until this day one can still find its watch towers, ruins of its old towns and necropoleis.
Koryakiya is the northernmost part of Kamchatka. From the Sea of Okhotsk to the Bering Sea we cross on ski Koryak highkands. Thi is the old route that was used by cossaks of Atlasov, koryak reindeer breeders, and first bolsheviks of Kamchatka.
This trip is along the eastern shore of the biggest sweet-water lake on Earth. We shall pass through cedar forests and deciduous forests of Buryatia, along mountain creeks and rock-strewn beaches…
Discovering hidden pages of Soviet history when visiting abandoned Finnish bunkers, passing by the fighting positions and trenches of Soviet troops and over anti-tank obstacles.
During our trip through the Mari El Republic we will visit both the hill and the meadow parts of the republic. We will ascend the Alamner hill at the shore of the Volga, try to unravel the mysteries of the Karman-Kuryk hills, go swim in one of Russia’s natural wonders—lake Mushyl (Morskoi Glaz, or Sea Eye), and rest for a while at the Pugachov’s oak tree.
We are leaving for a trekking trip to Cape Nordkinn, the northernmost point of the European continent; from there we shall visit Kinaroddsandfjorden, Europe’s northernmost beach.
This is a final program where a participant becomes face to face with wild nature having no gear but his own hands and brain.
Following the transfer from Labytnangi to a destination between two glacial lakes, Bol'shoye Shchuch'ye and Maloye Shchuch'ye, we shall reach Europe’s easternmost point. We shall proceed westward from there, towards the Kara river source. We shall follow the river on rafts from the Ural Mountains to the shore of the Arctic Ocean.