Chukotka may seems puzzling at first. For instance, all doors open inward. In nine-month-long winters, many houses are buried in snow. To leave home in the morning, people have to open the door inward and dig a tunnel through the snow.
Kronotsk Volcano, Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia - considered to be one of the most scenic volcanos in Kamchatka, it has a particularly symmetrical conical shape, comparable to Mount Fuji in Japan and to Mayon Volcano in the Philippines.
"A coronal mass ejection (CME) hit Earth's magnetic field on Sept sparking a moderate geomagnetic storm and auroras around the Arctic Circle. The view from Siberia was exquisite." says photographer Ruslan Ahmetsafin of Aykhal, Siberia