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Overlook at Artist Point
An emblematic toad from Surinam
Sasyk Sivash Lake.
WWII B-25 Mitchell Bomber
Biltmore Estates on a beautiful day.
Swedish “Disneyland”
Morning Light
first day of autumn on the mountain
Sunlight over Dargavs
Dombay-Ulgen gorge in Karachay-Cherkessia
Peeping Train
Mountain landscapes of Ingushetia
grandmothers at rest
Aloof on the Roof
Steller's cow (Hydrodamalis gigas)
Aurochs (Bos primigenius)
Silence
Hunting a hunter
On the border of civilization
Sunset over the Volga
Wooden architecture of the Russian outback
Sunrise over Russian hinterland
Daydreaming at Lake Elton
17th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Mountain landscapes of Ingushetia

The Russian Caucasus is practically unfamiliar to most tourists. There are no good roads to many places here, no Internet and food, and local residents are not always ready to show the way. But if you are in search of the original beauty, you should take a chance and go towards the unknown. So we did when we went to the Assinsky Gorge of Ingushetia. Many legends of the local people are associated with this place, one more fantastic than the other. But in our opinion, the best legend is the one that you can see and feel personally. So it really happened!

TAGS: Hiking, Landscape, Mountains, Travel

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Moscow, Russia
Member since 2019
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© Pavel Demin.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2018
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Sept. 24, 2019, 9:36 a.m.
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Camera Model: STF-L09S
Focal Length: 4.0mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1150
Aperture: f2.2
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