DIARY OF MARIA ROMANOV: ON THE DNEPR RIVER

 

 Grand Duchesses Olga, Maria and Anastasia on the Dnepr River in 1916. Photo credit:ГА РФ, ф. 683 оп. 1 д. 125 л. 16 фото 253
Grand Duchesses Olga, Maria and Anastasia on the Dnepr River in 1916. Photo credit:ГА РФ, ф. 683 оп. 1 д. 125 л. 16 фото 253

From 1916 diary entries of Grand Duchess Maria Romanov:

“In the afternoon we went up the Dnepr. Ran around in the bushes…”

“Went up the Dnepr in a ferry. Later, Papa and I rowed, while Count Grabbe was behind wheel.”

“Went in motors across the Dnepr 4 with Papa and Mama and the Suite, and walked.”

“Went upstream on Dnepr in a motor, swam 4 with Isa”

“Rode in a motor ferry upstream on Dnepr. Got off to walk. ”

“Rode in a motor boat downstream on Dnepr. Had tea in a tent.”

“Everyone rode in a motor boat up the Dnepr, ran around in the bushes.”

“Rode in the motor boat up the Dnepr. Walked, lounged in the sun and [ran] around the bushes.”

From the book MARIA and ANASTASIA: The Youngest Romanov Grand Duchesses In Their Own Words: Letters, Diaries, Postcards.

"MARIA and ANASTASIA: The Youngest Romanov Grand Duchesses In Their Own Words: Letters, Diaries, Postcards." by Helen Azar
“MARIA and ANASTASIA: The Youngest Romanov Grand Duchesses In Their Own Words: Letters, Diaries, Postcards.” by Helen Azar
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