The Beauty of Dagestan, North Caucasus Republic

Spectacular, incredible scenery, mostly winter, in the Caucasus Mountains in Russia. As I look at the dwellings built on these mountainsides I can’t help but marvel at the tenacity that must give these people a strong endurance, a spirit of “never give up.” Reblogged from


Magomed Shapiev is a talented 24-year-old self-taught staff photographer at Dagestan’s presidential press office and popular instagram user based in Makhachkala, Russia.

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