Chasing the Winter Sun

PHOTO by dobriy-vasya / Livejournal

Sprawling ancient spruces, the gentle winter sun, the endless vastness of fields and poignant silence: some roads in the Russian regions are so stunning that they seem to lead into a fairytale.

Blogger Vasily Nikitinsky ( went to the Kostroma region to capture one of Russia's most beautiful roads before the charm of winter vanished into thin air.