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Sun-Soaked Shores of Sochi Provide Respite From Gamesi
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February 18, 2014 7:52 PM
Before Sochi became known as the host of the 2014 Winter Olympics, it was famous in Russia as a seaside resort. Now, the Black Sea beaches are providing a welcome break for many visitors from around the world. Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from the sun-soaked shores of Sochi.

Sun-Soaked Shores of Sochi Provide Respite From Games

Published February 18, 2014

Before Sochi became known as the host of the 2014 Winter Olympics, it was famous in Russia as a seaside resort. Now, the Black Sea beaches are providing a welcome break for many visitors from around the world. Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from the sun-soaked shores of Sochi.


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