Tag Archives: St. Petersburg

Exploring More of St. Petersburg, Russia

Posted ago by Larry Bosco

On the last day of our stay aboard the Viking Ship Akun we continued with the exploration of St. Petersburg with its palaces, canals and beautiful Baroque architecture. I suppose I could go out on a limb here and say more »

Photo: Exploring St. Petersburg, Russia

Posted ago by Larry Bosco

  Exploring St. Petersburg by water.  Taking a small barge through the canals was a way to see the city from a different prospective. We passed beside great palaces, churches, museums and government building. Here is another view of the more »

A Visit to St. Petersburg…a magical and historical city

Posted ago by Larry Bosco

Early in the morning we cruised down the Neva River into the magical and historic city of St. Petersburg. Founded by Peter the Great in 1703 this city was and is the artistic and cultural center of Russia. The city more »

Photo: St. Petersburg Skyline…

Posted ago by Larry Bosco

The one constant in St. Petersburg are the Golden Domes and jeweled facades of Russian churches.  These are the domes of Church of the Savior on Blood.  The church sits on the site where Tsar Alexander II was killed by more »