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  • Agafia's Taiga Life

    In 1936, a family of Russian Old Believers journeyed deep into Siberia’s vast taiga to escape persecution and protect their way of life. The Lykovs eventually settled in the Sayan Mountains, 160 miles from any other sign of civilization. In 1944 they had a daughter, Agafia. Today…

  • Agafia's Taiga Life - Trailer

    In 1936, a family of Russian Old Believers journeyed deep into Siberia’s vast taiga to escape persecution and protect their way of life. The Lykovs eventually settled in the Sayan Mountains, 160 miles from any other sign of civilization. In 1944, Agafia Lykov was born into this w…

  • Faustino's Patagonian Retreat

    For this episode of Far Out, VICE went to Chilean Patagonia to meet Faustino Barrientos, one of Lake O'Higgins' most infamous inhabitants. Lake O'Higgins comprises a portion of the border between Chile's Aysén region and Argentina's Santa Cruz province. Since 1965, Faustino

  • Heimo's Arctic Refuge

    Heimo Korth is a hunter and fur-trapper who lives with his Eskimo wife in the middle of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. That's only, oh, 100 miles from the next nearest human.