Daily Archives: July 22, 2018

Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin

This is the conning tower of the submarine that sank the Gustloff. I can’t tell you how bizarre it is to see this here with a plaque celebrating Marinesko sinking the ship with 7,000 soldiers and fascist Germany officers. We … Continue reading

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Ulyanovsk Museum of Civil Aviation

Soviet SST. I remember the Tu-144, the SST, and the Concorde. When I was a kid space travel and supersonic transportation was the future. I rode a hovercraft across the English Channel once. Fastest propeller-driven plane in the world since … Continue reading

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Ulyanovsk

Lenin’s birthplace Rockin’ English language dance music is playing from the PA.

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