September 10, 2012

Swimmers, Russia

Photograph by Jonas Bendiksen, National Geographic

This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos

Summer, the short, sweet release from the interminable cocoon of Russian winter, is a time for swimming and riding, and sometimes both in the cottage community of Vyalki.

See more pictures from the July 2012 feature story "Russian Summer."

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