In Russia there are no Goth Cathedrals or Churches, just because Russian Orthodox church, the dominating confession are Russia is not a Goth style guys, neither now nor centuries before. They preferred their original Russian architectural desings or sometimes copied from Eastern church - from Byzantium, modern Turkey, from where this church
branch has originated. But it's not by chance they say that in Russia East and West meet. Sometimes Russian church architects of the past has built something reminding the goth cathedrals of Europe combined with traditional Russian design elements. Those were called pseudo-goth churches. Here is one of such.
For hundreds of years there was a tradition in Russia to make speical drink from honey and hop plant. It is a low-alcohol drink, that was sometimes mentioned by famous Russian classic authors too. They say that before the wedding all the members of the family helped to prepare a good stock of this honey drink for the marrying pare. Then during the wedding and 30 days after the married couple had to drink only this beverage - no any other was allowed. So the
honeymoon was called in Russia after an actual honey drink. The recipe itself is easy. First they boild a water in the pan, then add there enough honey, then after sometime some very small quantity of hop plant is being added and then, it's being take from the fire, put aside to calm down and then the yeast is added. That's all, after five days they have a true Russian drink that is even stronger just a regular beer.
This woman is from one Russian village. She attracted our attention because of one weird fact about her. According to her words she is fond of eating sand. Yes, just regular sand you can get from outside.
This what she does - takes the bucketful of sand to bring home. She didn't tell how much she eats and why she does this. The only information was shared is that she is fond of doing this.