Voices From Russia, Too

Thursday, 29 November 2012

29 November 2012. Our Great Russian Motherland… Tolbachik Volcano in Kamchatka. Photography by Vadim Gippenreiter

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Here’s another view of the eruption of Tolbachik volcano as taken by the great Soviet-era photographer Vadim Gippenreiter. I’d NEVER get this close to an active spouting volcano… NEVER. There’s not enough money in the world to tempt me. This guy had STONES…

BMD

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29 November 2012. Who Woulda Thunk It… Three Furry Pals in Georgia… Caucasus, That Is

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Some years ago, the Georgian coppers swooped in on some drug smugglers. Well, the bad boys had a bear cub, a lioness cub, and a tiger cub as pets. To cut to the chase, the three furry pals grew up together and share the same “house” in a zoo. Who woulda thunk it?

BMD

29 November 2012. Our Great Russian Motherland… Dawn Over a River… photography by Vadim Gippenreiter

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Here’s another masterpiece of Russian landscape photography by the famous Soviet-era photographer Vadim Gippenreiter.

BMD

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