THE WORLDPOST
02/05/2014 03:04 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Daily Life In Russia: Photos Show The Side Of Sochi You Won't See During The Winter Olympics

Welcome to Daily Life! Each week The WorldPost will transport you to one of the corners of the Earth through images that expose the beauty and tragedy of worlds you may have never before seen.

This week, we take you to Russia's Sochi, host of the 2014 Winter Olympics. Take a look at the photos below and delve into a whole side of Sochi you won't see during the winter games.

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People walk past a hotel in the resort city of Sochi on June 26, 2007 in Sochi, Russia. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on July 4, 2007 that Sochi would be the host city of the 2014 Winter Olympics, due to take place February 7-23. (Oleg Nikishin/Epsilon/Getty Images)

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A girl jumps into the Black Sea at a beach, on the Russian resort of Sochi, Sunday, June 27, 2010. (Igor Yakunin/AP)

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People relax at the coast in the resort city of Sochi on June 26, 2007 in Sochi, Russia. (Oleg Nikishin/Epsilon/Getty Images)

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Local man fish from a jetty at sunset from the Black Sea's coast on the Russian southern resort city of Sochi, 23 May 2006. (Denis Sinyakov/AFP/Getty Images)

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Two young women look out to sea, as warm weather attracts people to the coast, on the beach of the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, on Friday, June 4, 2010. (Igor Yakunin/AP)

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A boy walks in a Water Walking Ball at the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, Monday, June 28, 2010. Water Walking Ball is a large inflatable sphere that allows a person inside to to walk, run, dance, jump on water. (Igor Yakunin/AP)

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