Basseterre, St. Kitts

Next stop….St. Kitts and Nevis. View the YouTube video at \ In 1493, Christopher Columbus sailed by the island of St. Kitts. Although he named it Sant Jago (St. James), later Spanish explorers confused this island with another that Columbus named St. Christopher. As a result, the island became known as St. Christopher. The name St.Continue reading “Basseterre, St. Kitts”

Best bakery in St. Petersburg, Russia

Walking along Nevsky Prospect, we discovered a wonderful bakery, Konditerskaya Sever. The first written mention of the Bakery on Nevsky 44 is found in the yearbook “All Petersburg” for 1903. It was called “A. Andreev ” and belonged to the first guild merchant Fedor Krymzenkovu.  It quickly became very popular with the people of St. Petersburg, and daily linesContinue reading “Best bakery in St. Petersburg, Russia”