4 Dagestani People of 1933

Dagestani People of 1933

Posted on November 7, 2014 by tim

Dagestanian travelers.

A typical house in Dagestan. What a view.

A shepherd.


Even more of them.

They look very tough, even now.


More stories:

Click here to read next random post from English Russia

4 Responses to “Dagestani People of 1933”

  1. john says:

    Excellent photo’s interesting people.

  2. Erik says:

    Tough indeed . I wonder what winters are like there ?
    English-Russia thanks again for a view into the past .

    • mememememe says:

      winters are colt in the mountains and begin early..
      they are nto so wet like in russia .. and plenty of sun.. in the winter epole use to cover their weapons with woolen wax coated covers to protect the leather sheaths from grime and mud.. also they wore straw soled shoes and boots in the winter to keet the cold from the rocky ground out of your feet. because was nto very wet it was quite comfortable,, straw soled shows were used last in dagestan some time in the 1960 or 1970s…. now they are unheard of..
      these fotos must be quite old as soviets banned carring daggers before ww2 there.. and after ww2 1947 introduced the “cold weapons act” effectivly banning daggers swords ect from general population though out russia and other republics of the soviet union some places had a little exemption or a blind eye was turned like georgia..

  3. Malc. Scalp says:

    Amazing photos but terrible standard of English in the captions.

Leave a Reply

  • Random Post