Sochi, a different view


Krasnaya Polyana Sochi railroad station


Apart from the recent fame the Olympic Winter Games brought along, the Russian city of Со́чи has been famous for its location along the shores of the Black Sea since the early 20th century when it started to develop into a fashionable resort area where the upper class, including the then Soviet and now Russian leaders, enjoys to reside.

To explore more photos likes the ones above, head over to the Сочи/Sochi, Russia group or take a look at our image search for Со́чи.

Also check out the official Sochi 2014 Flickr account and Yahoo’s #Sochi2014 group for an ongoing stream of photos from the 2014 winter games.

Photos from Little_Li, tikktakk, Vsevolod Vlasenko, MZ163, Olga Kruglova, and shokoladnaya.

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