Russia and Czech 2004

Joined David on his RTW trip
Learned to speak and read Russian
which became very useful
St. Petersburg is amazing
Moscow is alive and a bit scary
Prague has beautiful architecture



Helsinki, Finland


Ynyuu Ynyu?


My next task: pimp McCoy


Finnish market


Hermitage in St. Petersburg


Da, it's me!


Peterhof panorama: gold and water mix


Those Russians had some bling


Nice manicured gardens


Standing in the square


Along Nevsky Prospect


Russians supersize too


Matryoshka dolls galore


Signature onion domes


AMAZING panorama!


Peter and Paul Cathedral


Beautiful


Boat ride on canal was so fun


Train to Moscow


St. Basil


The Unknown Soldier


My favourite building in Moscow


Can't get enough of those domes


"Red Square"


In the Kremlin


The cannon that never fired


Writing on the dome


Old church


Off to Czech Republic


Drinkin' in Cesky Krumlov


Surrounded by a river


Astronomical Clock in Prague


City was well preserved


...but too many tourists


Somber Jewish cemetary


An hour trip to Kutna Hora


Beautiful town


Also went to bone ossuary


Great walk


And cute streets


Student burned to protest communism


Great buildings, old and new