Snowkiting can definitely be described as of one the most spectacular sports. Every year more and more kiteskiers appear throughout the world. This is proved by International Snowkiting Contest Zhigulevskoe More Marathon that gathered again professional sportsmen and fans of winter extreme in Tolyatti, on a trace laid along the Kuibyshev reservoir. For several days sportsmen were competing in stamina and ability to conquer the wind. Presenter Andrey Ivanov learnt the most interesting things about winter version of sailing sport, what kind of kites there are, what a beginner should know and how contests are held at the international level.
The delta of the Volga River has been famous for its rich fishing waters for hundreds of years. Before flowing into the Caspian Sea, the delta turns into a true water maze made up of innumerous channels, forks and lakes. Here fishermen throw back pike that weigh less than a kilogram because, compared to the rest of their catch, the fish seems like nothing special. Astrakhan Oblast can surprise the most experienced of fishermen from Russia and abroad with its impressive number of big fishing trophies.
With the natural beauty of its wooded steppes and relatively warm and mild climate Belgorodskaya Oblast is an ideal destination for those looking to escape their fast-paced lives in the big city. Here you can have a relaxing country-style holiday drinking herb-infused tea from a samovar, heat up a Russian hearth or simply enjoy the fresh air of Belgorod's famous oak forest.