ліпеня 6, 2017 Live from the road

Baranovichi - Dzerznik

Reported by Shyamala Stott 105.0 km

Welcome to Zuzka and her smiles!

Happy first run of the morning!

Nature is always Greener after rain.

Nazerke enjoys her run :)

At the first meeting of the day we were met by beautiful ladies in beautiful costumes at the regional border.

And a Very memorable traditional performance!

All for me?

Their songs were full of life and happiness!

Thank-you for a truly wonderful meeting! Your song, dance, smiles and enthusiasm sent us on our way with joy in our hearts.

These girls kept the torch moving at a good pace!

High Fives as we reach our 1st children's camp close to Stolbci!

A heartfelt song about Belarus

Beautiful paintings on peace

A delicious Belarussian feast for lunch!

Spasibo for your hospitality :-)

These young football players start us on our way to Stolbtsi. Good Luck in your goal of playing for Belarus!

Today's sky was an ever changing pretty picture of fluffy clouds on blue sky!

Creating a traffic jam for Peace ;)

Next we were welcomed to the City of Stolbtsi, a Sri Chinmoy Peace City!

It was a beautiful meeting at their Lenin Square.

Laying flowers for rememberance.

A very tidy group photo formation!

We begin our run to Dzerzhinsk with a few symbolic steps with the citizens of Stolbtsi

Where is my coffee? I'm having to run with my eyes closed!!!!

There was no coffee this afternoon...Instead fresh picked Berries for an afternoon snack :)

Beautiful smiles running for Peace :)

Our last meeting of the day was in Dzerzhinsk.

Channel 1 came to film us.

Today each meeting has involved excellent musical performances and these young girls made us smile with their song and dance.

Vladimir receives the bread and salt. This one was a real work of art!!

Presenting the torch to the city.

Everyone takes a moment to hold the torch.

These young basketball players ran a short way with us.

The pretty national outfits of Belarus always look so eye catching!

Kazakhstan meets Belarus.

YUM :-)

Channel 1 interviews us.

We really enjoyed meeting this cheerful reporter! She had arrived dressed to run and ran most the 2k or so into town with us going commentary and interviews with a huge smile :-)

Our last meeting of the day as at Orlenok childrens camp.

"We are the Fulness of tomorrow's Sun"
We enjoyed an enthusiastic performance of our World Harmony Run song.

The children presented us with hearts....

...and a painted one with different qualities of Peace. We enjoyed reading them and could relate to all of them in our days on the Peace Run.
Happy. Lucky. Peace. Enthusiasm. Ice cream! Love. Rest. Smile. Hamony.

Blue Team.

Yellow Team!

A group run around the world.

Football is next!

Selfie time!

The wonderful camp leaders who give so much joy and fun to these children all summer!

Home for the night!

As the sun sets we Thank-you Belarus for another beautiful day :-)

Torch carried by
Aleksander Nigalchuk (Ukraine), Aleksey Balkunov (Russia), Apaguha Vesely (Czech Republic), Endre Olah (Hungary), Gordana Petrovčić (Croatia), Lenka Trunečková (Czech Republic), Ludmila Klishina (Ukraine), Nazerke Sadembay (Kazakhstan), Olga Pushkareva (Russia), Shyamala Stott (Great Britain), Tihomir Cundić (Croatia), Uddhava Selucky (Czech Republic), Vladimir Rosumovskiy (Russia), Yuri Khraputsky (Belarus), Zuzana Rybková (Czech Republic).  
Apaguha Vesely, Endre Olah
The torch has travelled 105.0 km from Baranovichi to Dzerznik.

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