WE ARE PLEASED TO PRESENT OUR DISTINCTIVE
CRUISE PROGRAM FOR 2005
Moscow - St. Petersburg Cruises
Cruise along the canals, and rivers connecting the two great cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg.
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The picturesque Russian countryside and its rich cultural heritage gently unfolds as our ship journeys through the Kareliyan Republic in northwest Russia.
In addition to your visit to Russia's "two capitals," Moscow and St. Petersburg, you will spend a comfortable, relaxing and educational week cruising the waterways between the two great cities. You will sail the famed Moscow Canal, the mighty Volga River, the Volga-Baltic Waterway, Lake Onega, Svir River, Lake Ladoga, and the Neva River while visiting the interesting towns and villages that are heart of Russia.
We invite you to the Land of the Midnight Sun, where in midsummer the sun barely sets and "White Nights" are spent enjoying 24 hour daylight. Picture the mighty Volga River...Symbol of Russia, with its verdant banks and vivid sunset-an inexhaustible source of inspiration to Russian poets, artists and musicians. What can be more enjoyable than a relaxing cruise along Europe's longest river on a contemporary river ship! Follow the pathways of the Tzars with us in 2004.
Our exclusive cruises are aboard the Peter the Great a 250-passenger Russian vessel built in Germany. She is a modern and tastefully furnished river vessel and rank among the best in the world.
Built to the highest international standards, the Peter the Great is equipped with all the modern amenities. All cabins are outside with a picture window, affording splendid views of the passing countryside, as well as private showers and facilities, and are air-conditioned.
The dining room offers Russian and Continental cuisine as well as specialities of the surrounding regions. On board there is a boutique, music salon, theater, hairdresser, and solarium. In the cocktail lounge, you can choose from a wide selection of wines and liquors, as well as Russian vodka and caviar.
An on board guest lecturer will enliven your trip by sharing his knowledge of the history, culture, and art of the cities and villages you'll be seeing en route. Sufficient time is always given for visiting the cities and villages along the shore as well as for relaxing on unspoiled islands with good beaches and clean water. Unpack only once during your voyage, while enjoying all the amenities and on board activities.
A professionally trained crew, excellent accommodations, delicious food, parties, games and dancing to live music, as well as Russia herself will make for a most memorable holiday aboard the Peter the Great.
DNIEPER RIVER / BLACK SEA CRUISES
Follow in the footsteps of viking founders of the Kievsky Rus and the ancient traders who piled the route from the Baltic to the Black Sea, and see Ukraine at leisure.
The Ukraine is young and independent state that appeared on the world map 10 years ago, but its history dates back to the 9th century AD, when one of the largest and the most powerful states of the medieval Europe - Kievska Rus was founded.
The Ukraine is picturesque landscapes that changes from one region to another with rivers and tranquil lakes, rolling green hills and wooded valleys, with the emerald Carpathian mountains and the Krym coast of the Black Sea, with the miles of the famous Ukrainian Black Earth - chornozem and fields of sunflowers.
Visit this fascinating land that lies preserved its unique customs and traditions. Ukraine's folklore is among the richest and most highly developed in the world.
The Ukraine is horse handling and humor of Zaporozhzhian Cossacks, hospitality of ordinary Ukrainian people, terrific Ukrainian songs and dances, delicious Ukrainian food and wonderful Ukrainian souvenirs - embroidered towels and shirts.