Suzdal

Wanted to share some images of my weekend trip to Suzdal.

Taus Makhacheva Taus Makhacheva

Just an ordinary house. I like how the birds occupied the architecture.

Taus Makhacheva Taus Makhacheva

Fairy tail Russian bogatyr/hero with Fiedrake, the princess is nearby. Its a hotel. Forgotten bottle of water in the car, turned out to be a bottle of ice in the morning…

Exhibits from the local monastery museum

Taus Makhacheva

The first time i have ever seen a small icon that was made to be worn on your neck…never seen before…Archangel Michael end of XV-begining of XVI 6.9 x 3.7

Taus Makhacheva Taus Makhacheva

This embroidery really made me gasp, its called pokrov/cover and usually shows a saint full length and was сovering a tomb of the saint depicted… dates 1645 size  212×102, Saint King George Vsevolodovich. The face…THE FACE! Do you see what im astonished with?

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