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Christening Bathing

There is a tradition In Russian culture to plunge into the ice-hole on Christening. This happens on January 18. The temperature outside is usually about 30 degrees below 0 (zero).

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Nizhny Tagil, Russia
Camera: Canon EOS 70D
Copyright: © Oleg Vedernikov