Petroglyphs of Zalavruga


posted on 31st of july, 2013
>In the summer I with my future wife went to Karelia. We traveled by train 2 days that would go into the Belomorsk. The Russian North has many mystical places and in this trip we visited many of them. In this post I want to talk about the petroglyphs near the town Belomorsk. This is one of the largest concentrations of rock art in Europe. It's called Zalavruga. It is a wild place and get to it easily. Drawings have to search among the remains of the marshy river Vyg...

Drawings made 2-3 thousand years ago. In former times they were painted on granite Islands. But in the days of the Soviet Union on the river Vyg built a hydroelectric dam and the river almost dried up. But at times dam open and dump the excess water. At these moments, the siren sounds and is located in the old river bed is not safe .....

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Comments (2)

Posted by Egomezta on August 02, 2013
Great blog, thanks for sharing.
Posted by Psmpics on August 01, 2013
Thanks for posting about these very interesting photos. Good luck!



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