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Snow Geese and Tundra Swans Swarming
An Evening With a Green Heron
Sunrise Columbus, OH
July Moon
White Leucistic Anna's Hummingbird and Yellow Banksia
View Out of Train Window
Snow Geese and Tundra Swans Swarming
Ahead of the snow, Laramie.
A Rose from a Longmont Rose Garden
Troy and Elena aboard their boat.
The Trumpeter
Snow Geese and Tundra Swans Swarming
Moss and fungus growing on a rock
Carnival Worker
Driving by Big Ben
New World
Joy of learning
Path Around Solomo's Castle
Man and bird
happy couple
Wave of Bubbles
14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Troy and Elena aboard their boat.

Troy and Helena are members of the Russian Old Believer community. Old Believers separated from Russian Orthodox Church in 1666 as a protest against reforms. In the early 1900 many fled to China to escape communism, then to Brazil after the Chinese Revolution. Desire to find a remote place to live and practice their religious ways brought them to the farthest north state. Many Old Believers are in commercial fishing industry.

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© Lidiya Kan.
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Date Taken: 07.2016
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 28, 2016, 9:26 p.m.
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PHOTO LOCATION Cordova, Alaska, United States of America