Russia’s Yeti Park Takes Aim at Believers
by Steph Spencer | January, 2013
A new tourism attraction is being planned for Russia surrounding one of the country’s coolest items of folklore. Yeti Park is intended to be a place where those interested in cryptozoology, specifically the legendary yeti, can channel their interest and delve deeper into the subject.
Many people in some areas of Russia staunchly believe that yetis are real, despite the lack of any proof of their existence. Organizers of Yeti Park in Siberia hope to overcome the skeptics, with a dedicated facility to house yeti-related artifacts. They have pinned their hopes on obtaining an actual yeti for the collection thanks to a million-ruble bounty offered by the local Governor.
See more on this in The Daily Mail
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Steph Spencer is a freelance travel writer from Canada who has been held captive by the travel industry for over 14 years. An incurable smart aleck, notorious purple fanatic, hat person, and ukulele player of questionable abilities, Steph explores the geeky side of travel on her blog A Nerd At Large, and dispenses random quirkiness on Google+ and as @ANerdAtLarge on Twitter. She truly believes that anything is possible with enough determination and copious amounts of chocolate.