Season 02, Episode 01 – “Siberia”
In this first episode of the second series, Arthur discovers how dangerous flying to the ends of the Earth can be when he faces a helicopter crash in one of the coldest regions on Earth: Siberia. First, Arthur flies over a giant hole, five times deeper than the white cliffs of Dover: a giant open-cast diamond mine in the town of Mirny. Arthur meets the miners who have toiled for years below ground. Then he flies out to the Oymyakon region, the coldest inhabited place on earth. Here, local boy made good Aleksandr Dolzhenkov is arranging a scientific expedition to a frozen lake.