In 1933, the village of Oymyakon, Russia recorded the lowest temperature on earth for any permanently inhabited location at a chilling – 90°F (- 67°C). Though temperatures of that record are rare, Oymyakon regularly averages – 30°F and is considered the one of coldest places on earth. Not many people would find this isolated tundra appealing, but New Zealand native Amos Chapple just couldn’t resist.

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