The journey to resettlment : Austra’s boat journey



River transport was also a feature of the deportees’ journey to their final destination. When they arrived in Krasnoyarsk, Austra Zalcmane and the others got on a boat and travelled upstream to further destinations. During the journey, they noticed a leak in the boat and were all afraid of sinking and drowning.

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Austra Zalcmane in Riga, 17 June 2008