Capercailye House

Kirillov area, Vologda, North-West Russia, Russian Federation | Hotel
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Day 20 Goritsy

A travel blog entry by jblackley on Jul 20, 2014

3 comments, 5 photos

... Last evening we passed through 5 locks that raised us each time. It is a fascinating procedure, the locks have been quite large, probably large enough for up to three boats our size. They are however a narrow fit and we do spend some time in the locks bouncing off the sides.

We arrived at the little village of Goritsy just before lunch so we had a bit of time to have a little walk. The village has a population of 600 but it ...

Yaroslavl

A travel blog entry by errolandtrish on Aug 19, 2013

16 photos

The city of Yaroslavl was founded in 1010AD and is older than Moscow. This is world heritage listed. Another quick visit to another Monastery called the Transfiguration of the Saviour. This monastery has a huge outer wall all round it and when the ...

"School's In" in Kuzino

A travel blog entry by jeffandwen-40 on May 26, 2013

3 comments, 10 photos

... was alive with visitors.

The first stop was a small school in the town where we were entertained by some children with handicraft displays, presentations about their area, music performances and a tour of their school. We really enjoyed their company during the short time we were there.

From the school we were taken to the Kirillov-Belozersky Monastery for a guided walk through this huge walled complex. The monastery occupies a site on the lakes shore and ...

Kirilov-Belozersky Monastery, Kuzino

A travel blog entry by leomcyr on May 27, 2012

51 photos

... monastery is a fortified complex of churches which was founded in 1397 by St Cyril. The complex is located on the banks of Lake Siverskoye. In the 12th and 13th Century, this area was extremely remote (it still is). We were told many of the men who joined the monastery walked all the way here from Moscow. Even now, one could see why the area appealed to men who sought a life of solitude and service to God.

Today, the monastery has only 4 ...

A Home and School Visit

A travel blog entry by finnegan on Sep 13, 2010

8 photos

Today we had a talk on Russian Holidays and Traditions. They celebrate many holidays, traditions, and superstitions. For example, you never congratulate someone before their birthday because it is bad luck. Also, they pull your ear for each year. We also learned that Russians carry two passports; one for travel within Russia and one for foreign travel.

We visited Goritsy, a ...

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