Russia (Moscow and St. Petersburg)


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American women writing on signing wall

Mickey, Sherry, and Karen signing wall that visitors sign in German restaurant 
(St. Petersburg)
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Astoria Hotel Overlook from 
Cathedral Top

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Bible studded in diamonds
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Bolshoi Ballet
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Bolshoi Ballet

The Bolshoi Ballet at night. You have to go to the Bolshoi for a show. The interior is magnificent, though we didn't expect that we would sit in folding chairs in the orchestra seating area.
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Brian and Dave KGB

Dave and Brian in front of the Confirmation Book at the KGB.
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Brian and Enya in St. Petes Europa Hotel

Brian and Enya at the Europa Hotel in St. Petersburg. Enya is a showgirl at the hotel. Brian turned red during the shooting of this photo.
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Brian and Mickey in Red Square

Mickey and Brian in Red Square in Moscow.
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Brian and Mickey in front 
of Napoleon canon


Mickey and Brian in front of Napoleon's cannon. Hundreds of Napoleon's cannon litter the area. The Russians leave them as a reminder that the great Napoleon had been defeated by the Russians.
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Brian and Mickey Thanksgiving

Mickey and Brian at Thanksgiving Dinner in St. Petersburg. Dinner for 7 people, including 3 bottles of wine was about $250.00 (a cheapie). We felt very thankful to be American's on this evening.
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Brian at Hermitage

Brian in front of art at Hermitage.
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Brian at Naval Museum

Brian in front of Naval Museum plaque.
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Brian in WWII Memorial in front 
of St. Pete Hotel


Brian in front of memorial plaque at WWII memorial in St. Petersburg.
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Brian in front of Lenin Tomb

Brian in front of Lenin's tomb in Moscow's Red Square.
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Brian KGB

Brian in front of memorial to fallen KGB agents.
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Brian Moscow Subway

Brian leaning against pillar in Moscow subway station.
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Brian Moscow Subway4

Brian under hand of statue in the subway station. The Russian escalators run twice as fast as the escalators in an American subway station. You literally move it or lose it.
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Brian Napoleon

Brian in front of Napoleon 
portrait at Hermitage.
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Brian Nautical Memorial

Brian at Nautical Memorial.
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Brian Possessed at KGB

Brian in front of the Confirmation Book at the KGB Museum.
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Catherine the Great Carriage

Gold Carriage.
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Catherine the Great Sled

Winter Carriage that Catherine the Great was taken to the Palace to claim her reign. She was taken in this carriage, drawn by 14 horses, and then transferred to the golden carriage once in site of the palace. This Carriage is about the size of a small bedroom.
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Church

Russian Orthodox Church with Golden Spires.
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Coca Cola Sign over Yoki Pioki

Coca Cola Sign over the Yoki Pioki Mongolian Grill Restaurant.
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Crest Statue

Statue in Hermitage.
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Dave and Sherry at German Restaurant 
Day 2


Sherry, Dave (tipsy) and the German Beer chic in the Russian German Restaurant.
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Dave and Sherry in front of 
Napoleon Cannon


Dave and Sherry in front of Napoleon's cannons. Napoleon thought that conquering the Russians would be easy, he was wrong.
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Dave and Sherry Thanksgiving

Dave and Sherry at Thanksgiving Dinner in 
St. Petersburg.
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Decor with Mickey

Building across from the Hermitage. Mickey is dwarfed by the massive columns.
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Display of Uniforms at Naval Museum

Display of naval uniforms at the naval museum.

 


 
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