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Old 09-15-2010, 06:22 AM   #30
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We had met our friend Anton from Moscow with his Ural near Kondopoga in Karelia.





Than we arrived Petrozavodsk city and stayed in the garage of our friends.





The embankment of Onezhskoye lake:



Ivan whispers something to the local wishmaker



Than we bought tickets to the boat to Kizhy island.



Kizhy is famous with it`s wooden churches.





The traditional Russian house. It`s the place to work in winter times at the left - "seni" in Russian:



Another house. As the Russian prowerb says, the house without a balcony is like a man without a beard



Local history reenactors at the work:


















Baniya - the bathhouse - it was the place to born children also:



The fence to prevent crops from cattles:



The windmill. It stays on one stone for easily turning:








And this is the Karelian (not Russian) house:



There were musicians with traditional Karelian music instruments inside:





Petrozavodsk were laid by Peter the Great. The monument about this:



Than we said goodbye to our local friends and finaly rode back to the Moscow city.




The end.

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