Archive | September 2014

From Russia with Love~

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It is a delicate time to visit Russia due to the crisis in the Ukraine. Wifi is difficult to access.
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Check out the interiors of the Hermitage in St Petersburg. It has 22 miles of interior corrirdors!
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The Russian Orthodox Church of the Spilled Blood is amazingly beautiful!
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The interiors are solid mosaic.
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A visual feast!
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The Peterhof Palace Gardens designed by Peter the Great, has a channel connecting the palace to the Gulf of Finland.
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The Gardens are lovely!
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We covered a lot of territory, and I will post some photos of typical Russian homes in the city and countryside when I return to better wifi. Until then, excuse my inability to follow your blogs. I miss them!
Cheers to you from Russia with Love~

At Sea~

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Off the coast of Norway.
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So pristine and lovely in the fall sunshine.
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There are scores of islands off the coasts of Norway and Sweden, all reachable only by boat.

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The patrol boats are impressive and fast.
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Our boat leaves quite a wake!
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Smaller boats need to be careful not to get too close to the wake!
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The coast of Sweden is remarkable too!
Internet service is few and far between. Please excuse me for not being able to follow your blogs and cheers to you today from the coast of Germany!