|Built as a Wilderness Fortress over 900 years ago that evolved into the Kremlin of political intrigues.
Moscow today is a vibrant Metropolis of 8,000,000 that boasts more
Billionaires than any other city in the world. Tall skyscrapers now spire amid the broad avenues of
huge apartment complexes, Opera Houses and grand museums.
Bill gives you a personal guided tour to Muscular Moscow,
Russia's indispensable city that the World watches with fascination and anxiety.
St. Petersburg, 400 miles north of Moscow, is a testament to the will, power, and vision of
Czar Peter the Great, at 6'6" a giant of a Man born with equal doses of Ego and Artistic determination.
Looking to the cultural citadels of Europe for Inspiration, Peter hired the finest Artisans and Architects of
France and Italy to erect a city radiant, and perhaps un excelled, in aesthetic accomplishment.
The City itself is the Thing of rare beauty, of glorious plazas and cathedrals, with more canals than Venice.
Those informed might rate the Hermitage Museum as the finest collection of Man's artistic creativity.