Category Archives: St. Petersburg

The Winter Palace- St. Petersburg

The Viking Ingvar arrives at its final port early the morning of October 19th and we awaken in St. Petersburg. …  

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Snow in St. Petersburg!

We only have a couple of more days in St. Petersburg. As a young boy, I started reading Russian history …  

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Storm on the Volga River

Our next stop was Kirillo-Belozersky, where we saw a monastery set on the shores of scenic Lake Siverskoye and toured …  

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You’re going where? Off to Russia!

When I was a kid, I read Boris Pasternak’s “Doctor Zhivago” and as a young teen “Nicholas and Alexandra: The …  

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The Power of Poisons

A couple of years ago, when I saw that the American Museum of Natural History in New York, was running …