Humans are resilient, hard-working creatures.
And there’s perhaps nowhere where that’s more evident than in the tiny village of Oymyakon, Russia, regarded by most at the coldest inhabited place on earth
Temperatures there average around -58° F during the winter months, with the record low reaching -96.16° F in 1924.
Adventurer and photographer A.Chapelle recently visited the village, as well as Yakutsk, its nearest city center. Chapple spent a total of five weeks in the region, documenting everyday life in these harsh conditions, as well as the people who call the area home.