16 Jan '14, 9pm

Choom of Yamal Peninsula, Russia

This is a choom in the frozen marshlands of the Yamal Peninsula in northwest Siberia, Russia. The choom, home to the nomadic Nenet, uses reindeer hides wrapped around wooden poles. During periods of migration chooms are moved every other day. Choom sites are chosen based on pasture and ground quality with a water source nearby. After checking the vegetation on a choom site the Brigadier pushes his reindeer driving stick, called a khorei, into the ground where he wants the centre of the choom to be.

Full article: http://naturalhomes.org/nenetchoom.htm

Tweets

Peninsula Hotels gears up for global expansion

Peninsula Hotels gears up for global expansion

luxurydaily.com 16 Jan '14, 9am

Mr. Cheng at Luxury FirstLook 2014 NEW YORK – A senior marketing executive at The Peninsula Hotels said at Luxury FirstLoo...

Los Sacramento Kings de la NBA son el primer eq...

genbeta.com 16 Jan '14, 5pm

Comentarios 0 Me gusta 0 Tweet Los Sacramento Kings de la NBA son el primer equipo profesional en aceptar pagos con Bitcoi...

Pussy Riot duo "pay tribute" to Russia governme...

reuters.com 17 Jan '14, 8am

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Pussy Riot's nomination for an arts award in Singapore should be extended to the Russian government ...