Lake Onega, Russia

                      Saturday, July 11, 2015 In Russia's Lake Onega, you'll find the island of Kizhi, covered with an extraordinary array of more than 80 centuries-old wooden buildings transported here to create an open-air museum.Among them is the 22-domed Church of the Transfiguration of our Lord & Saviour, celebrated on 6th August, that was built in 1714 without … Continue reading Lake Onega, Russia

Saint Isaac’s Cathedral, St Petersburg

St. Isaac's Cathedral is the largest church in the city​, but few visit it compared to the Winter Palace and the Hermitage.It was built between 1818 and 1858, by the French-born architect Auguste Montferrand, ​ under command of the Tsar who wanted it to be one of the most impressive landmarks of the Russian Imperial … Continue reading Saint Isaac’s Cathedral, St Petersburg