Sea of Azov (12 Subjects)
Map of the Sea of Azov.
Ancient coins. Top: Coin from Kerch (anc. Panticapaion), in Taurica. Middle: Coin of Kos. Bottom: Coin from Miletus.
The author meets inhabitants of Taganrog in Russia.
Map of the environs of Rostov-on-Don at the sea of Azov.
Double canoe widely used by the Cossacks of Don river.
Map of Novocherkassk, capital of the Cossacks of Don river.
View of Novocherkassk, capital of the Cossacks of Don river.
Cossacks of Novocherkassk enjoying their bath in the Don during the flood season.
Map of the Don-Volga canal. Initially envisioned by the Ottomans and later by the Russians, the canal, which connects the Sea of Azov to the Caspian Sea was only completed in 1950.
Tomb and votive offerings from Taman, Russia.
View of the Cimmerian Bosporus or Strait of Kerch (where the Black Sea joins the Sea of Azov). On the bottom right, Taman volcano, surnamed Prekla (hell) by the locals.
Map of Crimea.