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Reindeer sledding trip with Even herders in Oymyakon, Siberia, Russia

70 Travel Photos: Reindeer Sledding w/ Even Herders in Oymyakon, Siberia, Russia

Two Kingikmiut Eskimos with dog sled loaded with walrus meat, Cape Prince of Wales, Alaska, ca. 1906

Two Kingikmiut Eskimos with dog sled loaded with walrus meat, Cape Prince of Wales, Alaska, circa 1906 :: Alaska, Western Canada and United States

The Rescue of Nome, 1925:  The next time I feel the need to complain about the cold weather or grouse about having to drive to the corner drugstore for some medication, I’ll think about the 1925 serum run and the rescue of Nome, which became the inspiration for Saturday's Iditarod race.  It was a group effort of 20 men, 150 dogs . . . and it is one of the most gripping and heroic stories in American history.    Read their story in my blog!

Alaskan musher Leonhard Seppala and his lead dog, Togo. They participated in the Race of Mercy in which they delivered diphtheria serum to the residents of Nome in

People like to say that dogs are “man’s best friend,” but there are a few episodes in history that proves that dogs are often so much more than just companions.

The Heroic Dog Who Inspired A Hit Animated Movie Has An Incredible True Story

Togo the dog (October 1913 – December was the lead sled dog of Leonhard Seppala and his dog sled team in the 1925 serum run to Nome across central and northern Alaska.

Aakuainuk, an Inuit hunter dressed in traditional caribou skin clothing, untangles the traces of his dog team. Igloolik, Nunavut, Canada: Canadian Eastern Arctic,: Arctic & Antarctic photographs, pictures & images from Bryan & Cherry Alexander Photography.

Aakuainuk, an Inuit hunter dressed in traditional caribou skin clothing, untangles the traces of his dog team. Igloolik, Nunavut, Canada: Canadian Eastern Arctic,: Arctic & Antarctic photographs, pictures & images from Bryan & Cherry Alexander Photography.

Paedavyaku, a Nenets boy, drives a reindeer sled near his family's winter camp in the Yamal. Western Siberia, Russia

Image of paedavyaku, a nenets boy, drives a reindeer sled near his family's winter camp in the yamal. western siberia, russia by ArcticPhoto

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Lapp Struggling to Harness One of His Reindeer by Mark Kauffman

Chukchi youth in traditional clothes riding a reindeer. Chukotka. Siberia. Russia.

Chukchi youth in traditional clothes riding a reindeer.

Gunnar Kaasen, musher of Balto's team, along with nine of the thirteen members of the team.  Balto is second from left in the upper tier of the rack behind Kaasen, and Fox third from left (next to Balto).

Gunnar Kaasen, musher of Balto's team, along with nine of the thirteen members of the team. Balto is second from left in the upper tier of the rack behind Kaasen, and Fox third from left (next to Balto).

Roald Amundsen

Enjoy this rare archival glimpse into the preparations for Roald Amundsen's successful south pole expedition.

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Admiral Robert Peary with dogs on deck of Roosevelt during his Artic Expedition in search of the North Pole. Admiral Peary is generally credited as being the first person to reach the North Pole. This Photograph was made in

Nomadic Nenets reindeer herder on the Yamal Peninsula in winter, Arctic Siberia

Nomadic Nenets reindeer herder on the Yamal Peninsula in winter, Arctic Siberia

Visit “Nentsi” and their reindeer. They are very hardworking and hospitable. The photo was taken in Yamal region (Gydansky tundra), Russia. The temperature in April was degrees below 0

Traveler Photo Contest: Yamal Region, Russia Reindeer breeding is probably one of the rarest professions. In our region, on Yamal, there are approximately 14,000 man that live together with the herds of deers. These people in majority are “Nentsi” by nationality and are representatives of native population. They are very hardworking and hospitable. The photo was taken in Yamal region (Gydansky tundra),  Russia. The temperature in April was -20 degrees below 0.Spontaneous Moments
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