Kizhi Island is one of over 1650 islands of Lake Onega, in the Karelia Republic in Russia. Located approximately 300 km from St. Petersburg, Onega Lake is the second largest lake in Europe after Lake Ladoga. Kizhi is one of the largest open air museums in Russia, features a beautiful ensemble of 83 wooden structures, most of which date back to the 16th.

Kizhi Island is one of over 1650 islands of Lake Onega, in the Karelia Republic in Russia. Located approximately 300 km from St. Petersburg, Onega Lake is the second largest lake in Europe after Lake Ladoga. Kizhi is one of the largest open air museums in Russia, features a beautiful ensemble of 83 wooden structures, most of which date back to the 16th.

Cathedral of the Transfiguration of the Savior, Kizhi Island, Russia

Cathedral of the Transfiguration of the Savior, Kizhi Island, Russia

Volga River #AuthenticRussia with Tom Harper River Cruises #thc

Volga River #AuthenticRussia with Tom Harper River Cruises #thc

Ridley Hall, Northumberland, England. Home of Hon. Francis Bowes-Lyon & his wife Lady Anne Catherine Sybil Lindsay. Francis is my 8th Cousin 4x Removed on the Stike side.

Ridley Hall, Northumberland, England. Home of Hon. Francis Bowes-Lyon & his wife Lady Anne Catherine Sybil Lindsay. Francis is my 8th Cousin 4x Removed on the Stike side.

Shark cage diving, False Bay, Cape Town  Birds eye view of a Great White shark swimming about  http://www.capepointroute.co.za/moreinfoExperience.php?aID=54

Shark cage diving, False Bay, Cape Town Birds eye view of a Great White shark swimming about http://www.capepointroute.co.za/moreinfoExperience.php?aID=54

Kizhi Pogost, Russia. Clouds. Photo by Oleg Semenenko. The Transfiguration Church and the Intercession Church, Kizhi Island, Russia. Built without a single nail.

Predjama castle, in italiano Castel Lueghi ( Slovenia ), XIII secolo

Predjama castle, in italiano Castel Lueghi ( Slovenia ), XIII secolo

PRETTY. Unlike Moscow’s red bricks and onion domes, St Petersburg’s network of canals and baroque and neoclassical architecture give the city a European flavour, no doubt because it was built by Italian architects.

PRETTY. Unlike Moscow’s red bricks and onion domes, St Petersburg’s network of canals and baroque and neoclassical architecture give the city a European flavour, no doubt because it was built by Italian architects.

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