20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Sleep in the polar night

In winter, beyond the Arctic Circle, the polar night sets in. The sun does not rise above the horizon all day long. This photo was taken in Murmansk, on the coast of the Kola Bay, where the windows of panel houses look at the ships sailing through the ice.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2022
Date Uploaded: 10.2022
Photo Location: Murmansk, Russia
Camera: NIKON D750
Copyright: © Anastasia Tsitsinova