#36: A Miraculous Meeting With My 22nd Cousin

By Alex Shoumatoff

This originally appeared in the January, 2007 Travel + Leisure, and is reproduced from travelandleisure.com.

In search of family history—and to meet a long-lost, distant cousin—Alex Shoumatoff crosses the country to the ancient city of Novgorod and finds a place of exhilarating beauty and personal resonance.  From January 2007
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