Sokolnichy was not just a confidant of the king, but also a constant companion, and often an adviser, so it was not easy to enter this service. Admission to the service was done on oath, in which not only people but also birds were present – they were the main guests of the ceremony. The procedure was opened with “Bird dressing” – symbolic donning of nouvets, klobuchkov and bells. At this solemn moment, they did not forget that there was no real falconer without a horse – for this, a haystack covered with a blanket was placed in the hut, where the sovereign was waiting. Around the hay – four chairs for the four best birds. The whole ritual was performed with deep meaning, the glove worker was handed a glove, and only after that he took the falcon on his hand. Continue reading
If you have already decided on a fishing tour, and know how to choose it correctly, then we offer you Fishing, Leisure and Underwater hunting on the Volga.
Fishing on the Lower Volga is amazing: zherex, pike, carp, pike perch, bream, tolstolobik, perch, som – more than a hundred species of fish inhabit the waters of her bassein. Fishing in the Astrakhan region is great all the time! Astrakhan region is the ideal place for fishing in the Volga and oxtods for waterfowl and wild pheasant. Continue reading
The groan hunt requires exceptional restraint and calm. A hunter who has gathered at night in the wilderness of the forest must be resilient, as he has to travel long distances, go off-road, often with a swamp and in the dark. It is necessary to have to the extreme thin hearing and excellent vision, and most importantly – to possess ingenuity, be able to make quick decisions, instantly carry them out and be always a cold-blooded and good shooter. Continue reading