mammoth expedition in Siberia

mammoth

we ’d been digging for months in one of the remotest areas of Siberia – and finally hit the layer of permafrost (translation from Russian: ‘extra hard and extra cold’). This was bad news for the expedition

getting desperate now, looking for a sign, anything that would make our months of difficult work here in Siberia worthwhile. things weren’t looking promising

a few days later, a ray of hope… (?)

someone cried out ‘ look over here’. when we all finally rushed over, delicately clearing away thousands of years of snow, ice and earth, there it was, in all it’s glory: the mammoth tusk we’d all been seeking…

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