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Traveling Will & Robin

Current travels: Three months in the wilderness of Siberia, Mongolia, and the South Pacific

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Tue
26
Jun '12

The adventures of Oktai and Paulina across the fifth dimension

Our most surprising teammates deserve a special mention — Oktai and his mischievous sidekick Paulina. Oktai was a Siberian husky with a mission. He had identified his nemesis, the brown bear, and he was going to get them. Oh yeah, he would annihilate any bear he could get his paws on. That much was clear […]

Sun
24
Jun '12

Happy Birthday Kev-Bo!

Kevin and his Uncle Dave were on the same flights as us to Kamchatka, so we got to get to know K-Bear, a recent college graduate from Oregon, and his Uncle Dave, the Almond King of Bakersfield, even before our expedition started. As you can see from this rad photo, Kevin is quite the badass. […]

Fri
22
Jun '12

Karymsky Lake

   

Fri
22
Jun '12

“Vulcanologist Station” (always said with a thick Russian accent)

 

Fri
22
Jun '12

From Russia, with love

June 5, 2012 “Your attention please. We have landed on the crater of an active volcano. We will not be staying long. OK? Everybody out.” Artyom had to yell as the rotor blades were still spinning. We couldn’t stay long, he explained, because the sulfuric acid rising off the lake just beside us would damage […]