Inside My Orphanage – Arkhangelsk, Russia 1994

I don’t remember too much after being adopted in 1994. I came to New Zealand when I was 2 years old. These photos were taken in my Birth City of Arkhangelsk, Russia in July and August 1994. My Mum and Dad when they came to Russia in the early 90s took a video camera and a photo camera.

These photos are incredible. They were taken inside my orphanage just before I left Russia in 1994.

I know that one day I will go back to Russia to revisit these exact locations!  – Alex Gilbert

164355_1494511571797_2766680_n

67102_1494520492020_1809013_n copy 67102_1494525532146_8274054_n copy 163861_1494509771752_5317860_n 164022_1494520052009_7589785_n 165269_1494516011908_7930354_n 165615_1494525092135_8282327_n copy