July 01, 2016

One Karelian Village



In May, the Karelian village of Kinerma was selected as Russia’s most beautiful village. As it turns out, the Spine of Russia travelers stayed overnight in Kinerma during their 6,000-kilometer trek from Russia’s Far North to its tropical South. This story is excerpted from Driving Down Russia’s Spine, just released by Russian Life Books.

Across the room an iPhone alarm rages.

I open my eyes. Or at least I think I do.


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