Once you click on one of the pictures, I am slowly entering descriptions for each picture so that visitors can know what they are looking at. It's a slow process; however, as there are so many pictures to catch-up on.
 
  • David in front of a portion of the fountain display at a Lenin Monument. This was a fairly elaborate fountain...and one was placed on each side of the statue of Lenin. Note that this is just one of the MANY Lenin monuments in the city.
    David in front of a portion of the fountain display at a Lenin Monument. This was a fairly elaborate fountain...and one was placed on each side of the statue of Lenin. Note that this is just one of the MANY Lenin monuments in the city.
  • I tried to get different views of one of the fountains.
    I tried to get different views of one of the fountains.
  • ...and another view. Seeing a portion of one of the fountains and looking in towards the Lenin statue, which sat in the middle.
    ...and another view. Seeing a portion of one of the fountains and looking in towards the Lenin statue, which sat in the middle.
  • Natasha approaching one of the fountains.
    Natasha approaching one of the fountains.
  • The statue sat in the middle of the fountains surrounded by numerous marble benches where people hung-out. Yeh...even in Russia, they hang.
    The statue sat in the middle of the fountains surrounded by numerous marble benches where people hung-out. Yeh...even in Russia, they hang.
  • Yet another view of the fountain...the water was spouting up about 25 feet or so.
    Yet another view of the fountain...the water was spouting up about 25 feet or so.
  • ...the water spills down into multiple cascading levels...
    ...the water spills down into multiple cascading levels...
  • ...then the levels spill down into the main section where the fountain spouts are mounted into a rectangular.
    ...then the levels spill down into the main section where the fountain spouts are mounted into a rectangular.
  • This is looking into the rectangular fountain spouts from one of the ends.
    This is looking into the rectangular fountain spouts from one of the ends.
  • The full breadth of the Lenin monument.
    The full breadth of the Lenin monument.
  • A close-up version.
    A close-up version.
  • Oh, yeh...these sat separately, at the furthest ends of each rectangular fountain.
    Oh, yeh...these sat separately, at the furthest ends of each rectangular fountain.
  • The long rectangular fountains sat below ground level...below the Lenin monument.
    The long rectangular fountains sat below ground level...below the Lenin monument.
  • A zoomed-out view.
    A zoomed-out view.
  • I tried to get one of the rectangular spouts in a single shot.
    I tried to get one of the rectangular spouts in a single shot.
  • Yeh...lookin' casual...like I belong here in St. Pete.
    Yeh...lookin' casual...like I belong here in St. Pete.
  • A portion of the cascade effect.
    A portion of the cascade effect.
  • I had noticed that they actually had half of the spouts turned off. The ones that were turned off were in a definite pattern of BOTH fountains...so I can only surmise that they were probably conserving...hard times and all.
    I had noticed that they actually had half of the spouts turned off. The ones that were turned off were in a definite pattern of BOTH fountains...so I can only surmise that they were probably conserving...hard times and all.
  • This was actually our final day in town...and Natasha decided to relax, using our luggage as a pillow.
    This was actually our final day in town...and Natasha decided to relax, using our luggage as a pillow.
  • David next to our luggage.
    David next to our luggage.
  • We asked a woman (walking with her little girl) to take a quick picture of us.
    We asked a woman (walking with her little girl) to take a quick picture of us.