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Wooden churches and bell tower under restoration in Lyadiny, Arkhangelskaya Oblast  
   

Wooden churches and bell tower under restoration in Lyadiny, Arkhangelskaya Oblast

Keep moving or get eaten

June 1st 2011
…as I quickly found to be the case cycling across Arkhangelsk Province which, while suffering sub minus 40C temperatures in winter, is baking hot in summer and plagued by mosquitoes in greater numbers than are found even in the densest jungles on the planet. Any attempt to take a breather, particularly if near one of the many lakes and rivers that interrupted the lush myriad of daffodil-speckled ... read more
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Russian Flag Founded in the 12th century, the Principality of Muscovy, was able to emerge from over 200 years of Mongol domination (13th-15th centuries) and to gradually conquer and absorb surrounding principalities. In the early 17th century, a new Romanov Dynas... ... read more
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20th June 2011

Great picture.
I love the angle and the clouds give it so much character.

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