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Furrrrry

Can you guess what this is?

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How about now?

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These are my horse hair fur boots.

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These babies are necessary for staying warm in the very cold weather outside.

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The beading is very traditional for this area of Russia.

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Besides horse hair, the most popular boots here are made of reindeer and they are very, very expensive. These were quite a bit cheaper and they still keep me warm even with one regular pair of socks on. I was starting to feel the cold slightly when I had to stand at the bus stop one day, but that was it.

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This guy is selling fish and a few other items.

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This is how most women are dressed; fur hat, fur coat, fur boots.

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The children here are also dressed in fur.

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There are a few stray dogs that run around the city, not as many as there were in Moscow. They definitely build up their up coat of fur, being outside all the time.

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