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Welcome to Oymyakon, the world’s coldest village

Espresso Logo By Adam Bisby of Espresso | Slide 3 of 14: A filling station along the 928 kilometres of icy road between Yakutsk and Oymyakon. For local truck drivers, “a flamethrower for thawing drive-shafts is just another tool in the toolbox,” Chapple recalls.

A frigid fill-up

A filling station along the 928 kilometres of icy road between Yakutsk and Oymyakon. For local truck drivers, “a flamethrower for thawing drive-shafts is just another tool in the toolbox,” Chapple recalls.

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