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... poor in New Jersey that had good ties with with the Christian and Muslim communities, told me the story of how one day -- a Jewish holiday, they had no one to run a special event that the people they'd been helping had been counting on -- so the Muslim group came into their synagogue and ran it for them.
An American-Indian couple (from India not Amerindians) -- who I had an in-depth discussion with them about Vedanta (Peter and Yvonne Malykke - they knew of ...
... ground, again on foot. From our hotel on the Fontanka River we headed away from Nevsky Prospect to the Mikhailovsky Gardens, resplendent in their autumnal colors, and the adjacent Russian Museum with its magnificent collection of Russian art. This museum had been recommended by Masha, its exhibits being much more accessible than those of the Hermitage, due to its smaller size and easy layout. However, we did visit the Hermitage later in the ...
... of both father and son are chilling and so accurately reflect the personalities of each of them. Peter's is strong and determined but he shows his disappointment in Alexei, who is downcast and weak-looking and can't look his father in the face.
After taking in the museum's gallery of Russian Orthodox icons and buying a print in the museum shop, it was about 1pm so I grabbed some pastries from the cafe and ate them while walking to ...
... is magnificent and of course the ballet is world renown, so I am sorry to miss it. Pat and Syd will have to give us their best account of the evening's entertainment. But, St. Petersburg - Venice of the North, although we felt it was more similar to Amsterdam. There are 62 rivers and canals around the city, the Neva being largest. Within these waterways, there are 42 Islands and I've forgotten how many bridges, mostly drawbridges, and each one unique in ...
Today's tour was through The Hermitage and Winter Palace, the former state residence of the Russian emperors. Photos don't begin to do it justice - the opulence and splendour is amazing. We were told if it looks like gold it is gold. If it looks like gold it is gold, if it looks like ivory it is ivory etc etc.
We only saw a tiny fraction of the rooms, exhibits, and paintings. There are over 3 million works ...