Photographed from above, acres of snow engulf buildings as far as the eye can see.
Up close, the surreal details shine through; light fixtures adorned with intricate icicles, couches enveloped in snowdrift and sheets of ice spilling in from open doors, frozen in time.
These are the abandoned ghost towns towns that surround the coal-mining center of Vorkuta in Russia’s Arctic north, swathed in snow and ice following recent brutally cold temperatures.
Moscow-based photographer Maria Passer
traveled to the area to capture how the extreme weather has impacted abandoned buildings.
This is what experts say
After reaching an all-time high in January 2021, global coronavirus case numbers are beginning to drop.
are now underway around the world, but when it comes to the recovery of leisure travel, we’re a long way from being out of the woods.
While travel experts are optimistic that things will slowly begin to open up again this year, how quickly that happens will depend on where you are, where you want to travel to, and if the virus and its mutant strains are able to be brought under control.
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Zoom has become a huge part of today’s work flow, with a 470% increase in customers having more than 10 employees from this time last year, the company says.