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Russia: Winter in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Russia, Ideas, Travel

White Sun of the Desert writes [1] about “Toyota Landcruiser with remote control starting,” a must-have for the Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk winter: “One of the more surreal side effects of this functionality is walking to your car parked amongst dozens of others in a secure care park and finding several cars sitting seemingly abandoned with the engine running, and several more burst into life as you walk past without another human being in sight.”