4th Oct 18 - Yaroslavl and Kostroma
Morning in Yaroslalv, lunch on board before arriving in Kostroma. Churches, walking, markets, dancing an ballet.
|Church of Elijah and its wonderful iconostasis|
|The main market had loads of food. No shortages here anymore!|
Another 'Touch this Rock and it will bring Good
Taken in front of the new Cathedral built to commemorate the millennium of the founding of the town in 1008.
|The Bear is the symbol of the Town - as it is for Russia as in the Russian Bear|
|Visit to the 18th Century Governor's House. Incl music and dancing. I fell in love with the young lady playing the Governor's Daughter!|
Concerts on the Evening
Russian National Dance School.
Ranging in ages from about 8 to 15 years. The dancers were superb. Goodness knows how good they will be when they have finished their training.
Then on to the Assembly House for a Concert by
the Kostroma Military Band + soloists.
It was excellent!