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Sep 2, 2004 - WELCOME:

Tim here...Hopefully, within the next several days I will be able to establish a clearer vision of what this site will be about. For now it is enuf to say that our group of seven meeting in Seattle on Sunday, Sept. 5 and flying out on the 6th to St. Petersburg, Russia will be adding to this site throughout our journeys. With recent events in Russia causing their people to go through similar emotions as 9/11 we expect that our entry into their midst will be somewhat difficult and require a maximum of respect and empathy for their feelings. I...

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Jun 25, 2004 - St Petersburg, Russia

I won't keep you in suspense about our overall impression of St. Petersburg - basically, it was a let down for both of us. I had heard great things about the city from lots of people and seen beautiful pictures of the city. Charlie had fond memories of the year he spent here in college in 1987 88. Unfortunately, it seems that the city has not made many improvements in recent years and maybe has even gone down hill since the 1980s. The beautiful old buildings I had seen pictures of are still there, but they don't seem to be building anything...

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