Tag Archives: Russia

August 12

This Week’s Shows 8-7-16

I’m back in the Baltic on EC and have had the good fortune of MD’ing for some of my all-time favorite entertainers this week. I’ve been all over the map both geographically and stylistically…Russia to Copenhagen and comedy-juggling to swing and musical theater. It’s been a great week and I’ve really enjoyed the shows. First up […]

July 04

A midsummer’s update

A little bit about music, a little about travel, maybe a humorous observation or two… It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything so here’s a little update on what’s been going on. I’ve been back in Scandinavia onboard the Eclipse for almost two months now. The sun doesn’t really set these days…it just takes […]

November 22

The Eastern Block

This one is a little overdue but I figured better late than never. Before this latest leg of the journey through Turkey and Greece we spent a couple of months in the Black Sea visiting Ukraine and Bulgaria I like to refer to this portion of the contract as ‘The Eastern Block.’ I had been […]

August 19

Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, Russia

Yesterday I spent a few hours in the Russian culture wing of Saint Petersburg’s massive Hermitage Museum. Sprawling through 6 buildings, the museum contains over 3 million items on display ranging from Egyptian Sarcophagi to Italian renaissance masterworks. I focused on the Russian culture wing which had many oils, tapestries, and metalworks. The exhibits I […]