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Sunday, August 18, 2013

Saint Petersburg

Here are some photos of Saint Petersburg. I was happy to visit the cruiser Aurora in the Neva river. I first read about its role in the Russian revolution when I was in high school.

The fourth photo shows a typical street scene in the city. You should be able to translate the sign (СТОП) under the stop lights if you were paying attention to my post from a few weeks ago.


  1. Hello Larry, where do you come from originally?

    Where do your ancestors come from?

    Lovely greetings from Germany
    Liebe Grüße aus Deutschland

    Lothars Sohn - Lothar's son

    1. Two of my four grandparents were Germans born in Russia. One was Irish and the other's ancestors were mostly from Scotland. My first Canadian ancestor was a Frenchman who arrived in 1650.