Saint Petersburg, The Venice of the North

Monday, September 26, 2005

"The program provided us with so much more
than I would have thought." -
Ella Rozin, SUNY

"There's never a bad view no matter where you are in downtown St. Petersburg." - Sam Eilers, Georgia College and State University

"If you need something and you don't speak Russian, you'll learn sign language really fast!" - Victoria Richards, Berry College

"It's really easy to get around in St. Petersburg. Just say, 'Gdye Nevsky Prospect?' " - Robin Loebach, Kennesaw State University

"To stand in the middle of Palace Square and admire its size and beauty, I felt like I wanted to spin around and watch it all go by until I was too dizzy to stand up." - Drew Humphreys, Georgia State University

"The open bridges on the Neva are one of the most beautiful things to see in the world." - Dan Delle Monache, Georgia College and State University

"I like how you can get cheap DVD's and CD's
from street vendors here." -
Dan Delle Monache,
Georgia College and State University

"Meeting new people, seeing new places, I love it here." - Katya Isayev, Armstrong Atlantic State University

"We saw so much of the country in the few weeks we were here." - Katya Isayev, Armstrong Atlantic State University

Sunday, September 25, 2005

Friday, September 23, 2005

"I don't live in a big city so the size of St. Petersburg was overwhelming in itself, but after a few days I realized it was easy to get around with the metro and bus." - Wesley Huffmaster, Georgia Southern University

"Always get a city guidebook-they're amazing and help you to find the most eclectic places possible." - Kelly Dubois, Kennesaw State University

"The canal tour really made you understand why St. Pete is considered the Venice of the North." - Alisa Abdullaeva, Kennesaw State University

"St. Petersburg rocks!" - Drew Humphreys, Georgia State University

"You can just imagine yourself being hundreds of years away walking in St. Petersburg." - Jacquelyn Fisher, Bainbridge College

"The way the canals all connect together reminds me of how we're all connected. Russians and Americans both." - Deanna Jones, Georgia Highlands College

"There's always a little old man playing traditional music by the canals." - Geoff Platta, Valdosta State University

"Going to see the Russian countyside was one of my favorite parts of the trip." - Alisa Abdullaeva, Kennesaw State University

"That was the best picnic EVER!" - Wesley Huffmaster, Georgia Southern University

"I really enjoyed this program because we had the chance to see so many things in just one month." - Jacqueline Fisher, Bainbridge College


"It was so much fun that I ripped my pants." - Brian Ringo, University of Georgia