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You can’t get too much winter in the winter. Robert Frost

You can't get too much winter in the winter

You can’t get too much winter in the winter

You can’t get too much winter in the winter. Robert Frost. If to ask a foreigner what season is associated with Russia then he’ll more likely answer winter. And that is explainable. In Russia it’s the most cold part of the year. Here is the set of beautiful images of winter and winter quotes. Let’s start with Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass – “I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says “Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again.”
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Looking for Santa deer

Looking for Santa deer

Winter photographs by Igor Podobaev. The village of Byzovoj (Byzovaya), Pechora district of the Komi Republic. Looking for Santa deer. December, 12, 2012

Looking for Santa deer. Igor Podobaev is the author of these beautiful winter landscape photographs, taken in the village of Byzovoj (Byzovaya) of Pechora district of the Komi Republic. It is in the North of Russia. The Village of Byzovaya is located on the right bank of the Pechora River. The name origins in a nearby creek, with constantly roaring waters. The creek was known for noisy bubbling every spring (Russian “byz”), which gave the current name to Byzovaya. According to statistics, in 1905, the village had 5 yards (36 people: 20 male, 16 female). In 1920 – 13 yards (66 residents: 31 husbands, 35 wives). In 1926 – 14 yards (70 living – 31 husband, 39 wives), in 1970 – 208, in 1989 – 157, in 2000 – 150 villagers, in 2002 – 128, and in 2007 – 166 inhabitants. And in 2010 – 193 people live here.
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Beautiful symbolic Snake jewelry

Snake jewelry

Beautiful symbolic Snake jewelryю Belle Epoque Magnificent Snake Bangle Gold Enamel Ruby Diamond

Beautiful symbolic Snake jewelry. It is not far off when we’ll all live in 2013, under the protection of Black water snake, and it’s a great opportunity to change life as if to leave the old skin for a new one. In festive attire should prevail silver, green, dark blue colors and their shades. But what kind of jewelry likes a new owner in 2013, Snake? First of all jewellery decorations should be conservative and thought out to the smallest detail. Do not skimp on the cheap jewelry. Well suited decorations made of natural stones, as snake loves stones and everything connected with them. First of all, especially good for the year Snake is a small beautiful brooch in the form of a snake.
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Wedding boom 12.12.12

Wedding boom 12.12.12

Photo collage with mysterious Algred Hitchcock. Wedding boom 12.12.12

Wedding boom 12.12.12

More than a thousand couples are having a wedding in Moscow today, on the last beautiful date of the century – 12.12.12. This year’s “beautiful” date is also the Day of Constitution of the Russian Federation. Wedding boom on magical date 12.12.12 is observed all over the world. Mystic day 12.12.12 is also a title of the American horror film of 2012 starring Sara Malakul Lane, Jesus Guevara, Steve Hanks. The movie was released at the end of the year, on December 4, and was filmed in Los Angeles.
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Kremlin Christmas tree traditions

Kremlin Christmas tree

Kremlin Christmas tree traditions. New Year’s day celebration at Kremlin Palace

Kremlin Christmas tree traditions

Every year since 1954 the Kremlin Palace has become the place for holidays of New Year’s Kremlin Christmas tree. The holiday is held in three halls of the State Palace and includes musical entertainment and theatrical performance, dance, game programs, and this year will be no exception. New year’s fairy tale story is not yet known because it is kept secret until the last days, to make a surprise for younger viewers.
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Maverick Meerkats calendar 2013

Maverick Meerkats calendar 2013. In January, one mongoose is snowboarding, as his New Year resolution

In January, one mongoose is snowboarding, as his New Year resolution. Maverick Meerkats calendar 2013

Maverick Meerkats calendar 2013. Hilarious pictures of fun-loving meerkats taking up extreme sports are from the Maverick Meerkats calendar 2013. In January, one mongoose is snowboarding, as his New Year resolution. February – he’s bungee jumping. March sees this mongoose kitted out with crampons scaling a sheer rockface, before strapping into a harness to give gliding a go in April foolhardy. In May two meerkats give the camera a cheeky look as they freefall over a busy city. And animal lovers need not worry, no meerkats were harmed in the making of the pictures.
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Thomas Kinkade Christmas decoration

Thomas Kinkade Christmas decoration

Thomas Kinkade Christmas decoration

Thomas Kinkade Christmas decoration

American artist Thomas Kinkade, born January 19, 1958 was a painter of popular realistic, bucolic, and idyllic subjects. He characterized himself as “Thomas Kinkade, Painter of Light,” America’s most-collected living artist. One of every 20 American homes owns a copy of one of his artworks. Thomas Kinkade always captured the simple joys that make the holidays sparkle. His Village Christmas Collection includes paintings of snow-dusted village scenes, wondrous winter Christmas tree snowglobes, porcelain Santa Clauses, Snowman figurines, Christmas Wall Clocks, Crystal Ornaments, decorated with Swarovski crystals snowflakes, glass sculptures, etc. This year – 25th Anniversary tribute to Thomas Kinkade’s holiday art. On April 6, 2012, Thomas Kinkade died at his home in Monte Sereno, California of “acute intoxication” from alcohol and Valium. He was 54 years old.
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