Pictures of the Volga Region of Russia from 2006 & 2007

Sunday, February 25, 2007

Jenevieve and Agatha Christie

Which one is made of wax?
Which one is the better writer?
There are two different answers.
(Picture taken at the Regional Museum of Orenburg)

Friday, February 23, 2007

Professional Me

I'm putting this picture on this blog, so I can put it on my professional blog.
Inquiring minds can take a sneak peak at

When It Was Warmer...

This picture was taken within the first weeks of our arrival to Samara.
We are waiting for the warm weather to return.
There will only be a couple days above 10 Fahrenheit for the next week.

Monday, February 19, 2007

Samara Old and New

Not far from where we live is a contrast between old homes and new homes.

Sunday, February 18, 2007

Our Friend Pushkin

That's Pushkin.
Jenevieve pointed out a spelling mistake and I gave him some ideas for his next book.
However, he seemed quite frozen with terrible frostbite.

Saturday, February 17, 2007

Museum Lady

I am showing this woman in a traditional Polish costume my agenda for Orenburg.
She was completely uninterested.

Friday, February 16, 2007

European Perspective of Asia

This is the Ural River in Orenburg.
On the other side is Asia.
Look at all the people!
What a crowded continent it is.

Monday, February 12, 2007

Christmas Morning in Samara

Samara, Russia
December 25, 2006
About 8:00 AM

Sunday, February 11, 2007

View from Hotel Slovakia

View from room 1402 in Saratov.
(My birthday is 14/02 in Russia. Coincidence?)

You are looking north.
The Volga River is frozen on your left.