Photos by Adam Jones
These photos were taken on a month-long trip to Russia in May-June 2008.
Gallery 2: St. Petersburg
We were told this is one of only two statues of Lenin remaining
in the city that once bore his name; it stands outside the Finland Station,
where he returned on the famous sealed train from Germany during World War One,
to launch the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917.
Photo by Griselda Ramírez.
The Peter and Paul fortress, where enemies of the Tsar were once imprisoned.
Inside the Peter and Paul fortress.
Looking across the Neva River to the Winter Palace and Hermitage.
The Winter Palace. Photo by Griselda Ramírez.
All photos copyright 2008 by Adam Jones, unless otherwise indicated. These images may be freely used for educational and other non-commercial purposes, if the author is credited and notified. For commercial use, please contact the author.