Steppes are open, there is no shelter for a human or animal. It is a not an easy place to live. At nights it's freezing cold, and during the day, the heat of sun is interlaced with cold winds.

Today is the 9th day since I've left home for my dream expedition around Russia. I am starting to get used to nomand life and looking like this Kalmykian shephered I met on my way.

Read more about planned 3 year expedition to show Russia's protected nature areas in my blog:in English wildlife-photo-russia.blogspot.com/

На русском: http://shpilenok.livejournal.com/

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