Monday 04 September 2017
Departing London Heathrow on a grey murky day.
Interesting cloud formation off the Dutch coast.
Approaching St Petersburg.
The Peterhoff Palace - which we would be visiting a few days
The Peterhoff Palace on the Gulf of Finland - note the long avenue
from the palace to the small harbour.
How the other half live No 1 - newly rich Russians - village on
the right, golf course on the left.
On finals for St Petersburg's Pulkova airport.
Landing at Pulkova.
Ready to disembark....
.... for the short journey in rush-hour traffic to our ship -
berthed alongside the Viking Akun.
.........say cheese ........
.... and our verandah (not necessarily photographed on the first