Voices From Russia, Too

Friday, 23 November 2012

23 November 2012. Our Great Russian Motherland… Tolbachik Volcano in Kamchatka (Photo by Vadim Gippenreiter)

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Tolbachik volcano erupted in 1975, and Vadim Gippenreiter had the guts to get this close to get this shot. I’ll say this… that took BALLS… there’s nothing else to say.

BMD

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23 November 2012. Only in Russia… If You Can’t Come to Church, the Church Will Come to You

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This is an Orthodox chapel in a railway wagon. Now, that’s interesting… if a place is too small to support a priest, well, the train will take him there, and, then, he’ll go to the next small town in the same fix. Now, that’s using your head for something other than a hat-rack…

BMD

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