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RUSSIAN CITIES - KINYESHMA

 
   
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Approaching Kinyeshma on the Volga.

 
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As we approach the city cathedral stands out on the high right bank of the Volga. Note the hydrofoil water taxi at the dock. With no bridges across the Volga for miles taxis and ferry boats are essential for local commerce

 
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Approaching the dock.

 
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The cathedral in Kinyeshma.

 
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The local greeting party awaiting our arrival with bread and salt and music.

 
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Partaking of the local hospitality - bread and salt from a very enthusiastic group of singers and dancers.

 
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The local singers and dancers performing for the American tourist by way of a warm welcome to Kinyeshma.

 
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American tourist enjoy dancing with the local dancers at Kinyeshma.

 
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Enjoying the hospitality with bread and salt.

 
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First stop in Kineshma is to walk up the hill to the cathedral.

 
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Baptistry at the church

 
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A local water taxi departing Kinyeshma to take passengers across the Volga to the village visible on the other side.

 
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