S: BALTIC TOUR MAY 23, 2013 - JUNE 4, 2013
BC: THE END
FC: THE BALTICS
1: Our Baltic Cruise Aboard the Norwegian Star May 23, 2013 to June 4, 2013 Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Russia, Finland, Sweden David and Janet Hape and Peter and Carla Frenzel Copyrighted Photography by: David and Janet Hape Peter and Carla Frenzel Web site: janethapephotography.com | Photo of ship is from a public web site
2: DENMARK | Statue of King Christian IX in front of Christiansborg Palace, Copenhagen
3: Commuter parking, at the Copenhagen Train Station | City commute, Copenhagen | Great way to see Copenhagen | House boat, Copenhagen
4: Copenhagen Stock Exchange | The Weather Girl Functioned from 1936-1995 The cycler rotates. On one side she has an umbrella over her head, that meant rain. Side showing predicts sunny Weather. | Interesting entrance at this apartment building.
5: Statue downtown Copenhagen | Taking a break before walking Copenhagen | Canal, Copenhagen Denmark | Canal. Copenhagen
6: Copenhagen City Hall | Bear symbols all over Denmark | Hans Christian Andersen | 1600's early bikini, so ahead of it's time | Less Danish Krone if you drink outside of the pubs
7: Statue on top of a building, Copenhagen | St Nicholas Church, Copenhagen
8: Peter on boat tour drinking mandatory Carlsberg Beer | Peter, Carla, Dave, | Our first day in Copenhagen | Carla always had her trusty tour guide
9: View of Copenhagen home during our boat tour | Going Under a bridge, Copenhagen | Carla, Peter, Dave | Busy canal, Copenhagen
10: Two pieces at the Copenhagen Museum
11: Janet's almost touching both side walls | Our hostel, Wake Up Copenhagen | Our first great breakfast at the hostel.
13: International Sand Statue Contest, Copenhagen
14: Church of Our Savior, Copenhagen | Guess what this Is? | Lighthouse, on a canal in Copenhagen
15: Tivoli Gardens amusement rde, | More adults than kids at Children's Theater, Tivoli | Good Buds, Tivoli
16: Janet waiting for our tour guide She did not know it was Carla. Carla was still studying the book. | Carla, our tour guide in Roskilde, Denmark | Leaving Copenhagen Train Station for Roskilde, | ROSKILDE, DENMARK
17: Roskilde City Entrance from the train station | Roskilde Cathedral built in 11th & 12th centuries
18: Most of the Danish Monarchs are buried in Roskilde Lutheran Cathedral
19: Simple Casket, Roskilde Cathedral
21: Roskilde is an Early Viking Settlement 11th Century Ships are historical replicas of early Viking Vessels | Kindly Notice Janet is not rowing in any of these photos. She let the little girl behind her do all the work. | So smug about not having to row.
22: Authentic replica of a Viking ship. | Viking ship under construction | Recovered Viking ships found near the shores of Roskilde
24: Roskilde is an active fishing village
26: Honor to the horrible communist automobile, "VAZ" | Berlin Wall
27: Waiting for our dinner table reservations aboard our ship
28: TALLINN, ESTONIA
30: Carla and Janet showing off gift bags. Thanks Lindsey
33: Jane Fonda with Vietnamese communist sailor | Subway under St. Petersburg. A nine minute escalator ride down to this Area
34: Peterhof (Petrodvorets),Palace St. Petersburg, Russia
35: Peter volunteered after shameful bribe of free Vodka
39: This guy wanted Peter's money to take their photo
40: Catherine's Palace in Tsarskoye Selo south of St. Petersburg
42: This guy thinking "If I were a year younger." | One of Catherine's gowns
45: Scenes around St. Petersburg
46: Bridge designed by the Architect that Designed the Eiffel Tower
47: The State Hermitage Museum founded by Catherine the Great in 1764 Has been opened continuously since 1864
48: Now This is a Clock
50: Rasputin, murdered December 30, 1916 | Room of attempted plot to poison Rasputin
51: Peter and Paul Cathedral in St. Petersburg
52: Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood | Alexander the II was assassinated at this Church March 1, 1881 by a terrorist bomb. He died March 13, 1881 The Church was ransacked during the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917. Was used as a morgue during World War ll Was used for potato storage during and after World War ll The Church was to be destroyed by order of the government but Instead it was turned over to St. Isaacs Cathedral in 1970. The restoration took 27 Years and was Re-opened in 1997. The structure does not function as a church any longer but as a museum.
53: Results of German gun fire World War ll
55: Peter the Great and Peter the Greater | St. Isaacs Cathedral
56: HELSINKI, FINLAND | Uspenski Russian Orthodox Cathedral, Helsinki, Finland
58: Boat ride on the Baltic in July | Canadian Embassy, Helsinki
59: Helsinki Lutheran Cathedral | Open fish market in on the Helsinki Harbor | Wishful Thinking, Forget about it!
60: STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN
61: Claims to be the oldest pub in Sweden
62: Supporting 5K runners, Stockholm
63: The narrowest street in the world
65: Statue at a ElementarySchool
66: The Vasa, sank 390' from shore in 105' of water when launched in 1628, and was salvaged 333 years later in 1961 It was a very dark museum diffucult to achieve good photos. 30-50 Sailors lost.
67: Stockholm City Hall, Location of Nobel Prize Banquet
70: Our Russian tour group, guide and driver in Russia
71: It was windy and cold on the Baltic Sea. Peter wanted us to go to the jacuzzi. It was closed. | Peter's Reaction Carla's Reaction | We were waiting to disembark | Patiently waiting for hours at the port for a ride to our hotel.