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May the Waters Be With You

Author: Nick Allen

Jan/Feb 2004
Page 22   ( 6 pages)

Summary: With roots stretching back over a millennium, the Russian banya (steam bath) is stitched tightly into the fabric of the Russian soul. We asked an intrepid journalist to help us unravel the mysteries, and sent him on a tour of Moscow's finest public bani.

This article appeared in the Jan/Feb 2004 issue of Russian Life. The text of this article is not available online. Follow the link to the full issue listing to see if the back issue is available through our webstore.