Life at -35

Sadly, Tomsk’s winter temperatures have not quite lived up to their billing or my expectations. I have not reached the magic -40 mark yet and I haven’t endured bitter cold for much longer than a few days. I haven’t succeeded in turning boiling water instantly to snow, but I did get to walk across a frozen river.

Despite the temperature not quite reaching ridiculous levels, it still has posed a few problems, which I would like to share with you now: