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The most extreme settlements on Earth – you won't believe people still live there

Some people live in harsh conditions for their entire lives – and they not only get used to it, but also learn to enjoy it. Let's take a look at the most unbelievable places where people live.



What do you think about living in such extreme conditions? Would you add any other places to this list?

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24 Comments
Nural Kuyucak
I worked at the gold mıne near La Rınconada. It was very difficult to breathe, move, eat because of high altitude for me as locals played soccer.
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Dec 29, 2020 11:50PM
Keith Williams
Went to Coober Pedy,the locals at the pub were not that cordial, probably protective of their opal mines(holes in the ground)
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Nov 21, 2020 12:57AM
Anne L. Dearing
Fascinating reading! Thank you for sharing.
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Aug 18, 2020 9:49PM
Cheryl Draper
Thanks for the offer but no thanks, I wouldn't like to live in any of them. I have been to Coober Pedy and it is hot in winter, and very hot in summer, but sleeping underground is fun for a holiday but not permanently.
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Apr 14, 2020 2:01AM
thehangers
I think I might like living in Tristan da Cunha. The rest are a big NO for me!
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Mar 29, 2020 5:34PM
Cheryl McMeekin
Interesting info, but would never live in any of these places.
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Jan 26, 2020 11:08PM
Chriss Crockford
Incredible in this day & age to see people still living in these conditions in such remote places. Not for me thank you, I like home comforts.
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Jan 11, 2020 2:48PM
ninakamwene
Very interesting and educational, and no, I prefer the Golden State of California where I live now.
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Dec 28, 2019 11:46PM
Natalie Schmidt
Wow! Not me!
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Oct 1, 2019 5:29PM
leisepurtle
I admire the people that can live in remote places like these. I am too much of a wuss, I need comfort..Just being honest..
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Sep 2, 2019 6:24PM
andrew anna
Wow!that is isolation.
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Aug 8, 2019 4:57PM
Jane Stevens
Shishmaref, Alaska could have been mentioned here. It is a seaside village which is inhabited by Inupiats. There have been plans made to move the entire village but it has not happened yet.
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Aug 8, 2019 8:42AM
Lynne Cage
Interesting thnx
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Aug 8, 2019 7:57AM
James Klingenberg
People who live in these places have their reasons.
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Aug 7, 2019 10:14PM
Anita Fiorini
They are interesting but I would never live in any of them.
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Aug 7, 2019 10:09PM

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