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While we are still in Luvenga two rooms in our Kandalaksha apartment are avaialble for rent >> Free meeting at the train station!
It was Fall equinox yesterday or today, first real ground frost this morning, and snow (or hoarfrost) seen up in the hills. From now on it is going to deteriorate pretty quick into a miserable arctic winter and polar night.
I’ll gladly consider assignments involving travel any place “south” from here. And even St. Peters or Moscow is “south”..
Kolvitsa, one of several villages along the Kandalaksha cost of the White Sea, has a rich and unique history. Unlike other, Pomor, villages, Kolvitsa was founded by migrants from Karelia, and thus maintained, for many years, its cultural and linguistic uniqueness.
..tireless Valentin Zhiganov continues photographing aurora borealis. I think more and more that September is the best time to visit the Kola Peninsula
Volostnaya Hill, about 2 kilometers from the city and 350 meters above sea level. Such incredible colours can be seen only in September.
Volostnaya (or Volosyanaya) hill is the nearest one to Kandalaksha, from where the entire city can be seen. Today I went or, rather, was dragged there by Alexandra so that I lose some fat and acquire first-hand knowledge of one of the local attractions.
Here is the famous view onto the city:
And here are some photos of the hill and what can be seen from atop >>