The Most isolated Places on Earth

If you want to avoid tourist traps on your next holiday, consider visiting one of the world’s most remote locations, some of which can only be reached by boat or plane.

Several of these remote areas have beautiful tropical climates, while others necessitate battling Arctic temps or enduring deserts. It is up to you to decide what kind of adventure you want to embark on.

On that note, we are going to share with you the most remote places on earth that most people call home.

Cape York Peninsula, Australia

Cape York, Australia’s northernmost point is a peninsula teeming with crocodiles. It is, nonetheless, an excellent location for sport fishing. Five indigenous communities control the land, and they run the tourism sector.

Cape York is approximately 28-hour drive from Cairns therefore; you should seriously consider renting a four-wheel drive vehicle.

Oymyakon, Russia

This is a remote area in Russia and it is one of the most coldest inhabited place on the planet. About 500 residents stay in darkness for over 21 hours. That is a day with an average temperature of 58-degrees.

If you are someone who got interest in farming, unfortunately you cannot visit this place with that mindset. With the temperatures there, you cannot grow any crops there, rather you can only live on reindeer meat, frozen fish and ice cubes of horse blood with macaroni.

Nevertheless, it will take you days for you to get there. If you are coming from Moscow, a flight to either Yakutsk or to Magadan is actually the closest route you can use. At the same time, both are over 560 miles away.

Barrow, Alaska

There are no roads leading to Barrow; the town can only be reached by air, which is an hour and a half journey from Anchorage. Their winter consists of 65 days of darkness, as they are located at the very top of Alaska.

Since it is a remote area, the cost of living in this area is very high. And if you want to spend some time there make sure that you have hefty pocket. A jar of peanut butter will cost you $10.

Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland

Ittoqqortoormiit, founded in 1925 by settlers from Tasiilaq and West Greenland, is about as far away from any other inhabited area of Greenland as you can get. It is so far away that getting there requires a helicopter ride from the airport.

Tourists flock to see the Northern Lights and other natural wonders, while its 450 residents enjoy dog sledding and camping. Despite sea ice that prevents ships from docking for nine months of the year, it is also a popular cruise destination that you don’t want to miss going.

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