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WATCH: LIFE WITH THE NENETS

Written by Secret Compass

What is life really like day to day in northern Siberia living with the Nenets reindeer herders on the Yamal Peninsula? Thousands of miles away surrounded by the comforts of our built up communities in towns and cities, it’s a tough one to comprehend. Luckily for us, Secret Compass teammate Eero Oura from Finland filmed his experiences on the 2019 Nenets expedition. Here is his account of two weeks with the Nenets, from daily camp life and the goings on inside the chums to migrating with thousands of reindeer across the Gulf of Ob and celebrations at the Reindeer Herders’ Festival in Yar Sale.

 

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