Thursday, July 28, 2016

[Destination: Russia] Snezhnyy chelovek

Maybe it's because Siberia seems like it would harbor them.  Or maybe it's due to the Dyatlov Pass incident.  Or maybe it's just 'cause it is a natural universal sentiment that all people share in common.

We don't need to hope it, Sting: the Russians love their yeti, too.


Not too long ago, a Russian guy claimed to have a close encounter with one and was able to sketch his portrait:

Starring in a cell phone commercial:

You can visit Coffee Yeti is in Novokuznetsk:

And see this somewhat frightening Christmas display:


This outdoor statue at the Mountain Shoriya:

And at Rosa Khutor alpine resort in Krasnodar Krai:



There are more weird original yeti costumes in Russia than anywhere else in the world. Some examples (and this is just the tip of the iceberg):

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