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  • ISMAYLOVSKIY SHOPPING & BOLSHOI BALLET
    In Russia 2018
    "Bolshoi Ballet is a universe of the imagination, a place of magic and enchantment, beauty and romance." - Trudy Garfunkel   If you have had Bolshoi Theater on your bucket list, you are not alone. The Bolshoi Theatre is to Moscow what the Opera House is to Sydney.  You must stop at Bolshoi, if you ever visit Moscow.....Continue Reading >>>
  • RUSSIA AND ITS LEGEND
    In Russia 2018
    “Russia is our next-door neighbor, and you can actually see Russia from land here in Alaska, from an island in Alaska.” Sarah Palin, to Charles Gibson, ABC News. It is a sure bet that everyone on this planet has heard of at least two of these names: Vladimir Putin, Vladimir Lenin, Joseph Stalin, Yuri Gagarin, Mikhail Gorbachev, Peter the Great, Anna Kournikova, Gorky....Continue Reading >>>
  • HI FROM SAINT PETERSBURG, CAPITAL OF IMPERIAL RUSSIA.
    In Russia 2018
    “St. Petersburg is a gem of world culture and Russia's most European city.”  Valentina Matviyenko After spending a day in Saint Petersburg, you will very likely wonder “Why do I have to spend so much time in London or Paris?’. The City of Peter the Great is wholly magnificent and broadly reflects the petulant soul of its dwellers.....Continue Reading >>>
  • CRUISING THE MOSCOW RIVER.
    In Russia 2018
    The Laguna is one these bateaux-mouches (fly boats) similar to those ....Continue Reading >>>
  • KREMLIN & SPARTAK STADIUM
    In Russia 2018
    “Life within the Kremlin was shrouded in impenetrable secrecy.” Harrison Salisbury   Once upon a time, if there is one word that would have your hair raised on your back, that would be the world Kremlin.  Indeed from 1922 to 1991, the world waved and moved on the whim of the Kremlin.  Most of us say “the Kremlin” the same way we say, “the White House” or “l’Elysee”. It is the power behind the walls. ....Continue Reading >>>

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