Next time you complain about how far the nearest Target is, think about the lives some of these villagers lead!
1. Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland
Greenland is remote already, so to be extreme in Greenland has got to be extremely extreme. The town’s 450 residents help support a wilderness adventure tourism industry, and brave some harsh winters.
5. Oymyakon, Russia
This village has the dubious honor of coldest inhabited area on the planet,” with average winter temperatures of almost negative 60 degrees Farenheit. That’s so cold it prohibits indoor plumbing!
7. Medog County, China
Until just a few years ago, this county was cut off from the rest of China by not only impassable roads but multiple mountains. Now a new highway helps, but is only available eight to nine months each year.
Scouted via Buzzfeed.