January 17, 2012

Veliky Ustyug

A beautiful card from Russia today! Veliky Ustyug is a town in the northeast of Vologda Oblast, Russia, located at the confluence of the Sukhona and Yug Rivers. This town is known as a residence of Ded Moroz, Russian Santa Claus. According to the legend, Velikiy Ustyug it is the starting point of Ded Moroz’s New Year travel, which he undertakes every year to bring joy and presents to everyone.

Distance: 2,232 km (1,387 miles)
Travel time: 29 days

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