The Tiksi Trip: day 7

I'm in Tiksi. Ship Graveyard.

March 12, 2018


At first I cannot believe I'm in Tiksi :) I need to make the most of my time here and look around. We go to visit Alexandr Gukov and the local museum. He's a famous geographer and knows everything about the place. He's got some interesting stories.

After the excursion Alexander takes us to the ship graveyard, the place where old ships are taken to rot.
It's an epic place, on the other bank of the cape. We drove there through the frozen sea. There wasn't even a track, we just went straight ahead. I was able to shoot and film, so make sure to check it out on my YouTube channel.
We got back by the end of the day and drove straight to a local café to get something to eat. There are a few small cafes in the town, which are pretty much canteens.

There are more stores there, but they have breaks and close early. After living in big cities this seems wild. When was the last time you saw an "on break" sign on the door of the store?
Our landlord took us to another apartment with satellite Internet, although it was as expensive as a aircraft fuel and as slow as a steam engine :)

But after days of isolation, even this was a great outlet. I've spent couple hours going through my messages and e-mails. I posted the news to share with you guys.

The happiness was passing. The speed was non-existent, the time was up. Time to get back to our apartment and go to bed.
Before bed I've decided to move my car closer to home. But there was a surprise.

Turns out, the car was locked again. The trunk was closed too, so it was a bigger deal than before. My lack of attention to details has failed me once again.

Anyway, I'll deal with it when I get back, but now it's time to do something about it.

The situation is complicated by the lack of Internet. I can't look up the solution and ask for advice. There is one surefire option – break the window. But I'm struggling with the idea. I'm not about to drive in the north with no window.

So I'm calling my fiends asking for help. My only hope is that they can find something on the Internet and tell me what to do.

I go to bed with no solution. I'll deal with it in the morning.

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