S: Russia 2012
BC: Do Svidaniya Russia!
FC: Russia 2012
2: Russian Volga River Cruise Sept 24- Oct 6, 2012
3: Shipboard Friends
4: Aboard the MS Russ | As mall pleasant atmosphere!
5: A Russian Tea Party...and our Pirates! | Nice Pictures decorate the ship.
6: Scenic Volga
7: "Every country has its national river, and Russia has the Volga -- the longest river in Europe, the Queen of rivers -- and I was one of the many who went to bow to her Majesty River Volga." Alexandre Dumas, author
12: Astrakhan | The Fish Market at Astrakhan
14: Stalingrad | The Eternal Flame
15: A memorial to the mothes and children that died in the Battle of Stalingrad
17: In 1942, the Battle of Stalingrad saw perhaps the greatest casualty figures of any single battle in the history of warfare when between 1,250,000 and 1,798,619 people perished. | The Motherland Calls, or The Mamayev Monument, is a statue in Mamayev Kurgan in Volgograd, Russia, commemorating the Battle of Stalingrad.
18: Saratov | A colorful Basilica next to German Architeture
19: Sartov's market and people
20: Saratov | Peace Memorial
21: Tatar Cemetery | 400th Anniversary
22: Samara | St. Alexis Chapel
23: War and Peace Memorials | St. Peter Church
24: Samara | Music Conservatory and surrounding buildings
26: Kazan | Jerry and "friends"
27: He's actually SHOPPING!
28: Kazan | A beautiful NEW mosque.
29: City Scenes in Kazan
30: Cheboksary | Here we are , in our stylish skirts!
31: this was an outdorr "shopping mall"!"
32: Trinity Monastery
35: Cheboksary War Memorial
36: Nizhny Novograd - The Kremlin
37: The Stroganoff Castle and Chapel
41: Kostroma | Beautiful Linens and LOTS of wooden houses..
45: A beautiful men's choir presentation. | The "bear" of Uglitsh
46: Uglitch | The Birds?? | Beautiful Castle, with nice brick work.
47: St. Dmitry of the Blood Heir to the Throne...Murdered here!
48: A Russian "Formal" Ball
49: Jerry never misses a beat!
50: Wooden Houses
52: Russian Balconies
55: Apartments | Stalin Style Architexture
56: We arrive at Moscow
57: The Moscow art Musueam | The Bolshoi Durng the Day.
58: Moscow City Tour | Project Runway,Here?
60: Russian Brides
62: Moscow Kremlin
63: Lenine's Tomb (Under construction)
64: Church of the Annunciation | Church of the Assumption | Church of the Archangel | Kremlin Churches
65: Small Chapel in Kremlin
66: Moscow Kremlin
68: Moscow Metro
73: What A Ride!!
74: Red Square at night
76: The Bolshoi Theatre