Russian Waterways

This Russian Waterways cruise offers you a unique chance to explore Russia's two great cities, Moscow & St Petersburg, & to discover its lovely countryside & rich cultural heritage. Our riverboat allows us to unpack just once, stay in each of these historic cities & pass through the canals, lakes & rivers that connect them. Visiting small villages, ancient monasteries, historic sites & cruise across the two largest lakes in Europe. http://bit.ly/M5exYV
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Putin's office building in Kremlin, often called "Putin's Palace" - Photo by Richard & Joyce Poth, Group Escort

Putin's office building in Kremlin, often called "Putin's Palace" - Photo by Richard & Joyce Poth, Group Escort

A campus of the University of Moscow, which entails the library and the publishing house - Photo by Melanie McIlroy, Group Escort

A campus of the University of Moscow, which entails the library and the publishing house - Photo by Melanie McIlroy, Group Escort

A view of the skyline in St Petersburg, Russia - Photo by Robert Craig, Group Escort

A view of the skyline in St Petersburg, Russia - Photo by Robert Craig, Group Escort

The celebrations being held in St Petersburg 2010 to celebrate their 1000 year birthday - Photo by Robert Craig, Group Escort

The celebrations being held in St Petersburg 2010 to celebrate their 1000 year birthday - Photo by Robert Craig, Group Escort

This statue stands at the pier of Goritsy along the Volga River - Photo by Robert Craig, Group Escort

This statue stands at the pier of Goritsy along the Volga River - Photo by Robert Craig, Group Escort

The Monastery of St. Cyril is the main highlight of any visit to Goritsy.

The Monastery of St. Cyril is the main highlight of any visit to Goritsy.

A local teenager is recruited to stand a ceremonial guard in Yaroslavl.

A local teenager is recruited to stand a ceremonial guard in Yaroslavl.

A confused man in Yaroslavl.  I wonder what he is looking at?

A confused man in Yaroslavl. I wonder what he is looking at?

A local woman people watches in the city of Yaroslavl, Russia.

A local woman people watches in the city of Yaroslavl, Russia.

Church of the Dmitry, Uglich

Church of the Dmitry, Uglich

Located within the walls of the Kremlin complex is the world largest cannon.  Due to it's size it was never really a practical field weapon - Photo by Robert Craig, Group Escort

Located within the walls of the Kremlin complex is the world largest cannon. Due to it's size it was never really a practical field weapon - Photo by Robert Craig, Group Escort

This building in Moscow is the former HQ of the KGB, Russia's espionage agency.

This building in Moscow is the former HQ of the KGB, Russia's espionage agency.

This massive monument is located in the heart of Moscow along the mighty Volga River - Photo by Robert Craig, Group Escort

This massive monument is located in the heart of Moscow along the mighty Volga River - Photo by Robert Craig, Group Escort

Moscow, our starting point on this journey.  Pictured here is the well known Red Square and the walls of the Kremlin.

Moscow, our starting point on this journey. Pictured here is the well known Red Square and the walls of the Kremlin.

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