Tourist Takes Icy Plunge At The Coldest Village In The World [VIDEO]

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A tourist took an icy plunge into frigid water in the Siberian village Oymyakon, with temperatures at a brisk -76 degrees Fahrenheit.

A Japanese tourist, shown in a video captured by a camera crew from Russian company Satal Tours, jumped into the water wearing nothing but a pair of swimming trunks, reported the Daily Mail Tuesday. After screaming as he vaults into the water, the unnamed man completely submerged his body in the water.


The word Oymyakon translates to “the water that doesn’t freeze.”

Oymyakon’s lowest recorded temperature was around -88.6 degrees Fahrenheit in 1933. That small Siberian town is known as the coldest permanently inhabited place in the world, reported The Independent.

Approximately 500 people live in the village.
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