A young woman in church in Novgorod's kermlin.
From the article Pilgrimage to Russia
The kremlin's thick outer walls, built in the 15th century.
A priest-in-training, inside the monastery chapel.
The Yurievsky Monastery, outside Novgorod.
The Avinov family in the 1890's, including the author's great-grandfather (left).
Frescoes inside the 17th-century Cathedral of Our Lady of the Sign.
Students and their work at the Novgorod Art School, in the kremlin.
A 16th-century church at the Vitoslavlitsy Museum of Wooden Architecture, outside the city.
A bridge over the Volkhov River, in central Novgorod.
The Znamensky Icon, in the Cathedral of St. Sophia.
A 13th-century icon at the kremlin's art museum.
Along the Volkhov.