Sunday, January 6, 2013

RUSSIA - Kizhi Pogost

"The pogost of Kizhi (i.e. the Kizhi enclosure) is located on one of the many islands in Lake Onega, in Karelia. Two 18th-century wooden churches, and an octagonal clock tower, also in wood and built in 1862, can be seen there. These unusual constructions, in which carpenters created a bold visionary architecture, perpetuate an ancient model of parish space and are in harmony with the surrounding landscape." -

Postcard 1: Sent from Finland

Thanks for this card, Mindee! =)

Postcard 2: Sent from Russia

Incredible construction indeed, Irina!
Thank you so much for this wonderful view of Kizhi Pogost!

Postcard 3: Sent from Russia

Thank you so much Olga for this token during your vacation in Kizhi!
Hope you had a wonderful and fun trip!
Special thanks for the Kizhi stamps! =)

Postcard 4: Postcrossing Meet-up Card from Russia

From Zuzana from Slovakia who had the opportunity to attend the
Postcrossing Meet-Up in Moscow, Russia last September 22, 2012.
Thank you so much dear Zuzana for this token!

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