Belomorsk and Kem’ are among the most intense points on the Gulag map of Russia. During my last Kandalaksha to Moscow trip (end of August 2012) I was with a travel companion who refused to subject herself to the Belomorsk aura. Indeed, there are places better visited alone. Technically, and easy stopping point on any trip along the Moscow to Kola axis. I may do that in summer 2012. For now here are some resources in English that convey the spirit of the place:

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