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Program #14304RJ
14 Days | 13 Nights
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Itinerary for Aug 13 — Aug 26, 2014

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Day One: Wednesday, August 13 - Departure from the USA to St. Petersburg, Russia
Note: Travel overnight, arriving the next day

Depart From: Depart USA via overnight flight to St Petersburg.

Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: The international-class Park Inn Pulkovskaya Hotel is a comfortable, conference-style hotel offering facilities for tourists and business guests. It is located 3 miles from Pulkovo Airport, about 5 miles from the heart of St. Petersburg, and close to a Metro station (5-7 minute walk) on a direct line to the heart of the city. The hotel is located in two buildings and has a total of 840 guestrooms and suites. For this program, rooms are reserved in Building 2 of the hotel.

Ship Information: N/A

Contact info:
1 Pobedy Square
St Petersburg
RF, 196240 Russia
phone: +7 (81274) 039-00
web: www.parkinn.com/hotelpulkovskaya-stpetersburg

Room amenities: Standard guestrooms are spacious and air conditioned, all have telephone and TV, are nicely furnished, have a small refrigerator, private baths and standard amenities, including hair dryers. No WiFi service is available in standard rooms but is available in the hotel lobby.

Facility amenities: The Park Inn Pulkovskaya Hotel has a pleasant, newly updated lobby, excellent conference facilities, WiFi service in the hotel lobby, a business center with Internet access, 3 restaurants, several bars, a theater ticket desk, and a fitness center with solarium, sauna, swimming pool, and a beauty salon (fee applies). The hotel offers various services, employs English-speaking staff, and has 24-hour security.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: not available
Additional nights are subject to availability and should be booked independently by participants. Note: the rooms for the program dates are reserved in Building 2 of the hotel, which is adjacent to the main building. Please note that this hotel is not located in the city center and is chosen to best fit the program schedule for the first two days in St. Petersburg, which we spend outside the city.


Day Two: Thursday, August 14 - Arrival in St. Petersburg/Dinner at hotel/ Group ...
Note: Arrival at St. Petersburg's Pulkovo Airport. Transfer to the Program hotel.

Afternoon: All participants holding airtickets from Road Scholar are met and transferred to the program hotel. Independent travelers are welcome to join the designated group transfers subject to space availability on vehicles.

Dinner: Dinner at hotel.

Evening: Group meeting. Introductions. Meet your Group/Study Leader and the program participants.

Lodging: Park Inn Pulkovskaya Hotel

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: The international-class Park Inn Pulkovskaya Hotel is a comfortable, conference-style hotel offering facilities for tourists and business guests. It is located 3 miles from Pulkovo Airport, about 5 miles from the heart of St. Petersburg, and close to a Metro station (5-7 minute walk) on a direct line to the heart of the city. The hotel is located in two buildings and has a total of 840 guestrooms and suites. For this program, rooms are reserved in Building 2 of the hotel.

Ship Information: N/A

Contact info:
1 Pobedy Square
St Petersburg
RF, 196240 Russia
phone: +7 (81274) 039-00
web: www.parkinn.com/hotelpulkovskaya-stpetersburg

Room amenities: Standard guestrooms are spacious and air conditioned, all have telephone and TV, are nicely furnished, have a small refrigerator, private baths and standard amenities, including hair dryers. No WiFi service is available in standard rooms but is available in the hotel lobby.

Facility amenities: The Park Inn Pulkovskaya Hotel has a pleasant, newly updated lobby, excellent conference facilities, WiFi service in the hotel lobby, a business center with Internet access, 3 restaurants, several bars, a theater ticket desk, and a fitness center with solarium, sauna, swimming pool, and a beauty salon (fee applies). The hotel offers various services, employs English-speaking staff, and has 24-hour security.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: not available
Additional nights are subject to availability and should be booked independently by participants. Note: the rooms for the program dates are reserved in Building 2 of the hotel, which is adjacent to the main building. Please note that this hotel is not located in the city center and is chosen to best fit the program schedule for the first two days in St. Petersburg, which we spend outside the city.


Day Three: Friday, August 15 - Overview of the history of St. Petersburg and the...
Overview of the history of St. Petersburg and the Romanov dynasty / Visit Peterhof / Memorial Museum / Evening performance

Note: Walking in a park. Comfortable shoes are a must. Rest areas are available.

Breakfast: Buffet breakfast in hotel's restaurant.

Morning: Begin exploring St Petersburg with an on-site presentation on the city's history and the Romanov tsars.This morning we drive to Peterhof -- the stunning summer residence of Russian tsars by the Gulf of Finland. We learn about Tsar Peter I (the Great) and his vision to build a city on the Baltic Sea and to 'open a window on the West' for then-medieval Russia in the early 1700s. Have an expert-led walk in the famous Lower park of Peterhof and enjoy over 150 fountains, as well as numerous other constructions, now beautifully restored. All information is presented by a licensed expert (note: inside visits to the Grand Palace and other museums on site are not part of the visit).

Lunch: Time for lunch on your own.

Afternoon: In the afternoon visit the Leningrad Defenders' Memorial Museum. See the museum's collection of old documents and photographs and hear the story of the 900-day siege during WWII.

Dinner: Dinner

Evening: Attend an evening performance.

Lodging: Park Inn Pulkovskaya Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Cabin

Description: For 10 nights your floating hotel will be your river cruiser. The motor ship 'Nikolay Chernyshevsky', managed by the Russian river cruise operator Vodohod, was built in Germany in 1981. It was completely refurbished in 2002 and 2009 and freshly painted in 2011, with new carpeting installed in the cabins and all public areas, and with new furniture in the restaurants and bars. The friendly all-Russian crew and cruise staff are trained to service western travelers and most of them speak English.

Ship Information: Ship Type 301 – a 4-passenger deck vessel. Length – 125 m. Beam – 16.7 m. Draft – 2.9 m. Speed – 25.5 km per hour (15 mph). Total Passenger capacity: 250-252. The ship has 2 two-room suites, 4 junior suites with double beds, 100 standard twin cabins (approx.129 sq. feet) on the 2nd, 3d and 4th decks, 18 single cabins (100 sq. feet, not used for this program), and 10 triple cabins. For this program we have reserved 2 junior suites and standard twin cabins with 2 twin lower beds on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th decks. The same cabin types/configuration are used for both twin and single-occupancy. Single-occupancy cabins with 2 beds are usually assigned on the 2nd deck. The ship is equipped with the latest navigational system and satellite phones. Communication: radio and mobile phones (used for emergencies only). Electrical service: 220 V, requiring round prong sockets. The ship is fully airconditioned.

Contact info:
St. Petersburg River Station. Terminal Utkina Zavod
Oktyabrskaya Naberezhnaya 31
St. Petersburg, Russia
phone: +01 17xx-x
web: www.vodohod.com

Room amenities: For this program we have reserved: Standard twin cabins (approx.129 sq. feet) with 2 lower twin beds (32" x 87") attached to the opposite walls and located on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th decks; 2 Junior suites (approx 270 sq. feet) have a double bed (2 twin beds put together) attached to the wall, and a couch that could be used as an extra bed. All cabins have large windows, have simple showers/private facilities, a built-in wardrobe, a table, and a small refrigerator. The cabins are clean and pleasant but rather modest by western standards. Bed linen is changed every 3 days, and towels are changed daily. Hairdryers are provided in all cabins, electrical outlets are for 220V and require round prongs.

Facility amenities: There is a large sun deck, a reception area, a gift shop, two bars, a large conference/social room, two restaurants, a small fitness center, and recreational areas. On board services include: Complimentary drinking water tanks; Bottled water served at all meals; Morning coffee station; Medical facilities and a medical doctor or trained nurse on board; A hair salon and massage room; Laundry services Credit card payments are accepted on board (MC and Visa only); There are no ATMs and no public phones on board; There is no WiFi service on board; Internet cafes are available at ship's stopover points. Personal mobile phones suitable for use in Russia are recommended to bring along for possible personal emergency communication. It must be remembered that this ship is comfortable, but it is still a river vessel, not a luxury river or ocean cruise ship. The ship will serve the needs of sailing along the rivers and canals with frequent stops for shore excursions along the way. In inclement weather all passengers gather inside and attend various activities on board.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights after: n/a
Not available on board the ship

Check out time: 9:00 AM

Day Four: Saturday, August 16 - Visit to Tsarskoye Selo (Pushkin) / Transfer to t...
Note: Expected walking is up 2 miles in the palace grounds. Rest areas are available.

Breakfast: Buffet breakfast at hotel.

Morning: Continue exploring the summer residences of the Russian tsars. Enjoy an expert-led field trip to Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo) and see Catherine's Palace -- an elaborate baroque palace built in 1752 by Tsarina Elizabeth to honor the memory of her mother Katarina, first wife of Tsar Peter I. This palace was later rebuilt to become the main summer residence of Tsarina Catherine (the Great). Here, see the eighth wonder of the world -- the extraordinary Amber Room -- decorated with six tons of solid amber, carved and framed in gold leaf. The original room was mysteriously lost or stolen by the Nazis during WWII, never found, and, finally, meticulously reconstructed in 2003 by a team of Russian restoration artists.

Lunch: Time for lunch on your own.

Afternoon: Transfer to the ship. Check in.

Dinner: Dinner in ship's restaurant

Evening: Ship's Orientation, meet your on-board representative. Evening free on board

Lodging: Nikolay Chernyshevsky

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Cabin

Description: For 10 nights your floating hotel will be your river cruiser. The motor ship 'Nikolay Chernyshevsky', managed by the Russian river cruise operator Vodohod, was built in Germany in 1981. It was completely refurbished in 2002 and 2009 and freshly painted in 2011, with new carpeting installed in the cabins and all public areas, and with new furniture in the restaurants and bars. The friendly all-Russian crew and cruise staff are trained to service western travelers and most of them speak English.

Ship Information: Ship Type 301 – a 4-passenger deck vessel. Length – 125 m. Beam – 16.7 m. Draft – 2.9 m. Speed – 25.5 km per hour (15 mph). Total Passenger capacity: 250-252. The ship has 2 two-room suites, 4 junior suites with double beds, 100 standard twin cabins (approx.129 sq. feet) on the 2nd, 3d and 4th decks, 18 single cabins (100 sq. feet, not used for this program), and 10 triple cabins. For this program we have reserved 2 junior suites and standard twin cabins with 2 twin lower beds on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th decks. The same cabin types/configuration are used for both twin and single-occupancy. Single-occupancy cabins with 2 beds are usually assigned on the 2nd deck. The ship is equipped with the latest navigational system and satellite phones. Communication: radio and mobile phones (used for emergencies only). Electrical service: 220 V, requiring round prong sockets. The ship is fully airconditioned.

Contact info:
St. Petersburg River Station. Terminal Utkina Zavod
Oktyabrskaya Naberezhnaya 31
St. Petersburg, Russia
phone: +01 17xx-x
web: www.vodohod.com

Room amenities: For this program we have reserved: Standard twin cabins (approx.129 sq. feet) with 2 lower twin beds (32" x 87") attached to the opposite walls and located on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th decks; 2 Junior suites (approx 270 sq. feet) have a double bed (2 twin beds put together) attached to the wall, and a couch that could be used as an extra bed. All cabins have large windows, have simple showers/private facilities, a built-in wardrobe, a table, and a small refrigerator. The cabins are clean and pleasant but rather modest by western standards. Bed linen is changed every 3 days, and towels are changed daily. Hairdryers are provided in all cabins, electrical outlets are for 220V and require round prongs.

Facility amenities: There is a large sun deck, a reception area, a gift shop, two bars, a large conference/social room, two restaurants, a small fitness center, and recreational areas. On board services include: Complimentary drinking water tanks; Bottled water served at all meals; Morning coffee station; Medical facilities and a medical doctor or trained nurse on board; A hair salon and massage room; Laundry services Credit card payments are accepted on board (MC and Visa only); There are no ATMs and no public phones on board; There is no WiFi service on board; Internet cafes are available at ship's stopover points. Personal mobile phones suitable for use in Russia are recommended to bring along for possible personal emergency communication. It must be remembered that this ship is comfortable, but it is still a river vessel, not a luxury river or ocean cruise ship. The ship will serve the needs of sailing along the rivers and canals with frequent stops for shore excursions along the way. In inclement weather all passengers gather inside and attend various activities on board.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights after: n/a
Not available on board the ship

Check out time: 9:00 AM

Day Five: Sunday, August 17 - St. Petersburg's architectural highlights / Hermi...
Note: For city excursions we use air-conditioned motorcoaches with no facilities on board. Rest stops are made. At the Hermitage, walking up to 2 miles and standing in the museum can be unavoidable. Rest areas are available.

Breakfast: Buffet breakfast on board the ship

Morning: This morning participate in a city excursion of St. Petersburg, which was the capital of the Russian Empire for over two centuries. Built on the order of Tsar Peter I (the Great) to rival Amsterdam, a city, which he himself greatly admired, St. Petersburg became the new capital of Russia in 1712. The stunning city became known as the "Venice of the North" for its numerous canals, graceful bridges, and stunning beauty. You see the Peter & Paul Fortress and its Cathedral, where the city began, drive along Nevsky Prospekt (Main Boulevard), see Palace Square and the Winter Palace of the Russian tsars (now the the home of the Hermitage Museum), St. Isaac's Cathedral (exterior only), the Bronze Horseman statue dedicated to Peter I (Great), and many other important sites. Driving through St. Petersburg and seeing its beauty leave a lasting impression.

Lunch: Lunch in a restaurant in the city

Afternoon: This afternoon enjoy a field trip to the Hermitage Museum, one of world's greatest art galleries. This dazzling collection was founded by Tsarina Catherine II (the Great) in mid XVIII century. Today the museum collection is housed in six buildings, including the Winter Palace, the former residence of the tsars, where the largest collection of world famous paintings (including works by the Old Masters, and Impressionists and Post Impressionists) are displayed. See stunning stair cases and opulent rooms, along with unique works of art treasuers from all corners of the world. (2,5 hours with a licensed expert).

Dinner: Dinner in ship's restaurant

Evening: At leisure on board.

Lodging: Nikolay Chernyshevsky

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cabin

Description: For 10 nights your floating hotel will be your river cruiser. The motor ship 'Nikolay Chernyshevsky', managed by the Russian river cruise operator Vodohod, was built in Germany in 1981. It was completely refurbished in 2002 and 2009 and freshly painted in 2011, with new carpeting installed in the cabins and all public areas, and with new furniture in the restaurants and bars. The friendly all-Russian crew and cruise staff are trained to service western travelers and most of them speak English.

Ship Information: Ship Type 301 – a 4-passenger deck vessel. Length – 125 m. Beam – 16.7 m. Draft – 2.9 m. Speed – 25.5 km per hour (15 mph). Total Passenger capacity: 250-252. The ship has 2 two-room suites, 4 junior suites with double beds, 100 standard twin cabins (approx.129 sq. feet) on the 2nd, 3d and 4th decks, 18 single cabins (100 sq. feet, not used for this program), and 10 triple cabins. For this program we have reserved 2 junior suites and standard twin cabins with 2 twin lower beds on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th decks. The same cabin types/configuration are used for both twin and single-occupancy. Single-occupancy cabins with 2 beds are usually assigned on the 2nd deck. The ship is equipped with the latest navigational system and satellite phones. Communication: radio and mobile phones (used for emergencies only). Electrical service: 220 V, requiring round prong sockets. The ship is fully airconditioned.

Contact info:
St. Petersburg River Station. Terminal Utkina Zavod
Oktyabrskaya Naberezhnaya 31
St. Petersburg, Russia
phone: +01 17xx-x
web: www.vodohod.com

Room amenities: For this program we have reserved: Standard twin cabins (approx.129 sq. feet) with 2 lower twin beds (32" x 87") attached to the opposite walls and located on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th decks; 2 Junior suites (approx 270 sq. feet) have a double bed (2 twin beds put together) attached to the wall, and a couch that could be used as an extra bed. All cabins have large windows, have simple showers/private facilities, a built-in wardrobe, a table, and a small refrigerator. The cabins are clean and pleasant but rather modest by western standards. Bed linen is changed every 3 days, and towels are changed daily. Hairdryers are provided in all cabins, electrical outlets are for 220V and require round prongs.

Facility amenities: There is a large sun deck, a reception area, a gift shop, two bars, a large conference/social room, two restaurants, a small fitness center, and recreational areas. On board services include: Complimentary drinking water tanks; Bottled water served at all meals; Morning coffee station; Medical facilities and a medical doctor or trained nurse on board; A hair salon and massage room; Laundry services Credit card payments are accepted on board (MC and Visa only); There are no ATMs and no public phones on board; There is no WiFi service on board; Internet cafes are available at ship's stopover points. Personal mobile phones suitable for use in Russia are recommended to bring along for possible personal emergency communication. It must be remembered that this ship is comfortable, but it is still a river vessel, not a luxury river or ocean cruise ship. The ship will serve the needs of sailing along the rivers and canals with frequent stops for shore excursions along the way. In inclement weather all passengers gather inside and attend various activities on board.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights after: n/a
Not available on board the ship

Check out time: 9:00 AM

Day Six: Monday, August 18 - Free time in the city/Lecture on board/SET SAIL
Breakfast: Buffet breakfast on board

Morning: Spend this morning on Nevsky Prospekt -- the main street of St Petersburg, center of shopping, commerce, and culture. Consider a visit to the House of Books -- a magnificent art nouveau building -- or consider a visit to a nearby museum of your choice (the Russian Museum, St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Cathedral of the Resurrection, the Ethnography Museum). Transfer to the ship.

Lunch: Lunch in ship's restaurant

Afternoon: This afternoon attend a lecture on board: "Russia Today" (prepared exclusively for Road Scholars): Address current issues of nationalities, ethnicity, religion and modern social issues (presented by a university professor), and followed by a Q&A session. ............................................................ Program on board. Welcome cocktail. Meet the ship's crew and staff. SET SAIL

Dinner: Dinner in ship's restaurant

Evening: At leisure to enjoy on-board activities.

Lodging: Nikolay Chernyshevsky

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cabin

Description: For 10 nights your floating hotel will be your river cruiser. The motor ship 'Nikolay Chernyshevsky', managed by the Russian river cruise operator Vodohod, was built in Germany in 1981. It was completely refurbished in 2002 and 2009 and freshly painted in 2011, with new carpeting installed in the cabins and all public areas, and with new furniture in the restaurants and bars. The friendly all-Russian crew and cruise staff are trained to service western travelers and most of them speak English.

Ship Information: Ship Type 301 – a 4-passenger deck vessel. Length – 125 m. Beam – 16.7 m. Draft – 2.9 m. Speed – 25.5 km per hour (15 mph). Total Passenger capacity: 250-252. The ship has 2 two-room suites, 4 junior suites with double beds, 100 standard twin cabins (approx.129 sq. feet) on the 2nd, 3d and 4th decks, 18 single cabins (100 sq. feet, not used for this program), and 10 triple cabins. For this program we have reserved 2 junior suites and standard twin cabins with 2 twin lower beds on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th decks. The same cabin types/configuration are used for both twin and single-occupancy. Single-occupancy cabins with 2 beds are usually assigned on the 2nd deck. The ship is equipped with the latest navigational system and satellite phones. Communication: radio and mobile phones (used for emergencies only). Electrical service: 220 V, requiring round prong sockets. The ship is fully airconditioned.

Contact info:
St. Petersburg River Station. Terminal Utkina Zavod
Oktyabrskaya Naberezhnaya 31
St. Petersburg, Russia
phone: +01 17xx-x
web: www.vodohod.com

Room amenities: For this program we have reserved: Standard twin cabins (approx.129 sq. feet) with 2 lower twin beds (32" x 87") attached to the opposite walls and located on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th decks; 2 Junior suites (approx 270 sq. feet) have a double bed (2 twin beds put together) attached to the wall, and a couch that could be used as an extra bed. All cabins have large windows, have simple showers/private facilities, a built-in wardrobe, a table, and a small refrigerator. The cabins are clean and pleasant but rather modest by western standards. Bed linen is changed every 3 days, and towels are changed daily. Hairdryers are provided in all cabins, electrical outlets are for 220V and require round prongs.

Facility amenities: There is a large sun deck, a reception area, a gift shop, two bars, a large conference/social room, two restaurants, a small fitness center, and recreational areas. On board services include: Complimentary drinking water tanks; Bottled water served at all meals; Morning coffee station; Medical facilities and a medical doctor or trained nurse on board; A hair salon and massage room; Laundry services Credit card payments are accepted on board (MC and Visa only); There are no ATMs and no public phones on board; There is no WiFi service on board; Internet cafes are available at ship's stopover points. Personal mobile phones suitable for use in Russia are recommended to bring along for possible personal emergency communication. It must be remembered that this ship is comfortable, but it is still a river vessel, not a luxury river or ocean cruise ship. The ship will serve the needs of sailing along the rivers and canals with frequent stops for shore excursions along the way. In inclement weather all passengers gather inside and attend various activities on board.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights after: n/a
Not available on board the ship

Check out time: 9:00 AM

Day Seven: Tuesday, August 19 - Mandrogy Village / Lecture on board
Breakfast: Breakfast in ship's restaurant.

Morning: Participate in a presentation on the arts and crafts of the regions we are sailing through. Arrive in Mandrogy village. Enjoy the lake region and beautiful northern forest. Take a stroll in this recreated quaint village dotted with wooden cottages - an open air museum, reproducing a typical rural Russian settlement of the 19th century. Free time.

Lunch: Lunch ashore -- enjoy Russian specialties.

Afternoon: Cruise the 139-mile long Svir River and then along the southern shores of Lake Onega, the second largest lake in Europe and one of the world's purest, then along Lake Ladoga, Europe's largest lake. Both lakes are more like inland seas and can experience waves as high as 3-4 feet during inclement weather. Take time along the way to admire the sandy and rocky beaches and beautiful shores overgrown with graceful willows, tall alder trees, and stately pines.

Dinner: Dinner in ship's restaurant

Evening: On-board entertainment

Lodging: Nikolay Chernyshevsky

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cabin

Description: For 10 nights your floating hotel will be your river cruiser. The motor ship 'Nikolay Chernyshevsky', managed by the Russian river cruise operator Vodohod, was built in Germany in 1981. It was completely refurbished in 2002 and 2009 and freshly painted in 2011, with new carpeting installed in the cabins and all public areas, and with new furniture in the restaurants and bars. The friendly all-Russian crew and cruise staff are trained to service western travelers and most of them speak English.

Ship Information: Ship Type 301 – a 4-passenger deck vessel. Length – 125 m. Beam – 16.7 m. Draft – 2.9 m. Speed – 25.5 km per hour (15 mph). Total Passenger capacity: 250-252. The ship has 2 two-room suites, 4 junior suites with double beds, 100 standard twin cabins (approx.129 sq. feet) on the 2nd, 3d and 4th decks, 18 single cabins (100 sq. feet, not used for this program), and 10 triple cabins. For this program we have reserved 2 junior suites and standard twin cabins with 2 twin lower beds on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th decks. The same cabin types/configuration are used for both twin and single-occupancy. Single-occupancy cabins with 2 beds are usually assigned on the 2nd deck. The ship is equipped with the latest navigational system and satellite phones. Communication: radio and mobile phones (used for emergencies only). Electrical service: 220 V, requiring round prong sockets. The ship is fully airconditioned.

Contact info:
St. Petersburg River Station. Terminal Utkina Zavod
Oktyabrskaya Naberezhnaya 31
St. Petersburg, Russia
phone: +01 17xx-x
web: www.vodohod.com

Room amenities: For this program we have reserved: Standard twin cabins (approx.129 sq. feet) with 2 lower twin beds (32" x 87") attached to the opposite walls and located on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th decks; 2 Junior suites (approx 270 sq. feet) have a double bed (2 twin beds put together) attached to the wall, and a couch that could be used as an extra bed. All cabins have large windows, have simple showers/private facilities, a built-in wardrobe, a table, and a small refrigerator. The cabins are clean and pleasant but rather modest by western standards. Bed linen is changed every 3 days, and towels are changed daily. Hairdryers are provided in all cabins, electrical outlets are for 220V and require round prongs.

Facility amenities: There is a large sun deck, a reception area, a gift shop, two bars, a large conference/social room, two restaurants, a small fitness center, and recreational areas. On board services include: Complimentary drinking water tanks; Bottled water served at all meals; Morning coffee station; Medical facilities and a medical doctor or trained nurse on board; A hair salon and massage room; Laundry services Credit card payments are accepted on board (MC and Visa only); There are no ATMs and no public phones on board; There is no WiFi service on board; Internet cafes are available at ship's stopover points. Personal mobile phones suitable for use in Russia are recommended to bring along for possible personal emergency communication. It must be remembered that this ship is comfortable, but it is still a river vessel, not a luxury river or ocean cruise ship. The ship will serve the needs of sailing along the rivers and canals with frequent stops for shore excursions along the way. In inclement weather all passengers gather inside and attend various activities on board.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights after: n/a
Not available on board the ship

Check out time: 9:00 AM

Day Eight: Wednesday, August 20 - Wooden architecture of Kizhi Island / On-board pr...
Note: Walking excursion. Comfortable shoes are a must.

Breakfast: Buffet breakfast in ship's restaurant.

Morning: Arrive in Kizhi. Today take an expert-led walking excursion of the open-air museum and unique wooden churches. Kizhi is one of 1650 islands on Lake Onega. The fairytale-like structures found on this island are a superb example of traditional Russian wooden architecture. Most spectacular is the Church of the Transfiguration, with 22 domes built in 1714 without a single nail. This church is also famous for its rare icons and iconostasis. This Island has been declared a site for preservation by UNESCO.

Lunch: Lunch in ship's restaurant

Afternoon: On-board program.

Dinner: Dinner in ship's restaurant

Evening: On-board entertainment.

Lodging: Nikolay Chernyshevsky

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cabin

Description: For 10 nights your floating hotel will be your river cruiser. The motor ship 'Nikolay Chernyshevsky', managed by the Russian river cruise operator Vodohod, was built in Germany in 1981. It was completely refurbished in 2002 and 2009 and freshly painted in 2011, with new carpeting installed in the cabins and all public areas, and with new furniture in the restaurants and bars. The friendly all-Russian crew and cruise staff are trained to service western travelers and most of them speak English.

Ship Information: Ship Type 301 – a 4-passenger deck vessel. Length – 125 m. Beam – 16.7 m. Draft – 2.9 m. Speed – 25.5 km per hour (15 mph). Total Passenger capacity: 250-252. The ship has 2 two-room suites, 4 junior suites with double beds, 100 standard twin cabins (approx.129 sq. feet) on the 2nd, 3d and 4th decks, 18 single cabins (100 sq. feet, not used for this program), and 10 triple cabins. For this program we have reserved 2 junior suites and standard twin cabins with 2 twin lower beds on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th decks. The same cabin types/configuration are used for both twin and single-occupancy. Single-occupancy cabins with 2 beds are usually assigned on the 2nd deck. The ship is equipped with the latest navigational system and satellite phones. Communication: radio and mobile phones (used for emergencies only). Electrical service: 220 V, requiring round prong sockets. The ship is fully airconditioned.

Contact info:
St. Petersburg River Station. Terminal Utkina Zavod
Oktyabrskaya Naberezhnaya 31
St. Petersburg, Russia
phone: +01 17xx-x
web: www.vodohod.com

Room amenities: For this program we have reserved: Standard twin cabins (approx.129 sq. feet) with 2 lower twin beds (32" x 87") attached to the opposite walls and located on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th decks; 2 Junior suites (approx 270 sq. feet) have a double bed (2 twin beds put together) attached to the wall, and a couch that could be used as an extra bed. All cabins have large windows, have simple showers/private facilities, a built-in wardrobe, a table, and a small refrigerator. The cabins are clean and pleasant but rather modest by western standards. Bed linen is changed every 3 days, and towels are changed daily. Hairdryers are provided in all cabins, electrical outlets are for 220V and require round prongs.

Facility amenities: There is a large sun deck, a reception area, a gift shop, two bars, a large conference/social room, two restaurants, a small fitness center, and recreational areas. On board services include: Complimentary drinking water tanks; Bottled water served at all meals; Morning coffee station; Medical facilities and a medical doctor or trained nurse on board; A hair salon and massage room; Laundry services Credit card payments are accepted on board (MC and Visa only); There are no ATMs and no public phones on board; There is no WiFi service on board; Internet cafes are available at ship's stopover points. Personal mobile phones suitable for use in Russia are recommended to bring along for possible personal emergency communication. It must be remembered that this ship is comfortable, but it is still a river vessel, not a luxury river or ocean cruise ship. The ship will serve the needs of sailing along the rivers and canals with frequent stops for shore excursions along the way. In inclement weather all passengers gather inside and attend various activities on board.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights after: n/a
Not available on board the ship

Check out time: 9:00 AM

Day Nine: Thursday, August 21 - Talk on famous Russians of the Volga and Lake reg...
Talk on famous Russians of the Volga and Lake region / Excursion in Goritzy

Breakfast: Breakfast in the ship's restaurant

Morning: Participate in a presentation on famous Russian artists and musicians whose life and creations are connected to the Lake and Volga regions.

Lunch: Lunch in ship's restaurant

Afternoon: Arrive at the village of Goritzy -- a small, picturesque village located near the Kirillo-Belozersky Monastery, which is famous for its collection of rare icons. This area is also known for its convent, which was used as a place of exile for politically unpopular ladies of nobility, including Maria Nagaya (the 7th wife of Tsar Ivan IV, the Terrible). She was exiled here by Boris Godunov, the notorious ruler of Russia in the late 1500s. Join a local expert for a walking excursion of this historic farming village.

Dinner: Dinner in ship's restaurant

Evening: On-board activities

Lodging: Nikolay Chernyshevsky

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cabin

Description: For 10 nights your floating hotel will be your river cruiser. The motor ship 'Nikolay Chernyshevsky', managed by the Russian river cruise operator Vodohod, was built in Germany in 1981. It was completely refurbished in 2002 and 2009 and freshly painted in 2011, with new carpeting installed in the cabins and all public areas, and with new furniture in the restaurants and bars. The friendly all-Russian crew and cruise staff are trained to service western travelers and most of them speak English.

Ship Information: Ship Type 301 – a 4-passenger deck vessel. Length – 125 m. Beam – 16.7 m. Draft – 2.9 m. Speed – 25.5 km per hour (15 mph). Total Passenger capacity: 250-252. The ship has 2 two-room suites, 4 junior suites with double beds, 100 standard twin cabins (approx.129 sq. feet) on the 2nd, 3d and 4th decks, 18 single cabins (100 sq. feet, not used for this program), and 10 triple cabins. For this program we have reserved 2 junior suites and standard twin cabins with 2 twin lower beds on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th decks. The same cabin types/configuration are used for both twin and single-occupancy. Single-occupancy cabins with 2 beds are usually assigned on the 2nd deck. The ship is equipped with the latest navigational system and satellite phones. Communication: radio and mobile phones (used for emergencies only). Electrical service: 220 V, requiring round prong sockets. The ship is fully airconditioned.

Contact info:
St. Petersburg River Station. Terminal Utkina Zavod
Oktyabrskaya Naberezhnaya 31
St. Petersburg, Russia
phone: +01 17xx-x
web: www.vodohod.com

Room amenities: For this program we have reserved: Standard twin cabins (approx.129 sq. feet) with 2 lower twin beds (32" x 87") attached to the opposite walls and located on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th decks; 2 Junior suites (approx 270 sq. feet) have a double bed (2 twin beds put together) attached to the wall, and a couch that could be used as an extra bed. All cabins have large windows, have simple showers/private facilities, a built-in wardrobe, a table, and a small refrigerator. The cabins are clean and pleasant but rather modest by western standards. Bed linen is changed every 3 days, and towels are changed daily. Hairdryers are provided in all cabins, electrical outlets are for 220V and require round prongs.

Facility amenities: There is a large sun deck, a reception area, a gift shop, two bars, a large conference/social room, two restaurants, a small fitness center, and recreational areas. On board services include: Complimentary drinking water tanks; Bottled water served at all meals; Morning coffee station; Medical facilities and a medical doctor or trained nurse on board; A hair salon and massage room; Laundry services Credit card payments are accepted on board (MC and Visa only); There are no ATMs and no public phones on board; There is no WiFi service on board; Internet cafes are available at ship's stopover points. Personal mobile phones suitable for use in Russia are recommended to bring along for possible personal emergency communication. It must be remembered that this ship is comfortable, but it is still a river vessel, not a luxury river or ocean cruise ship. The ship will serve the needs of sailing along the rivers and canals with frequent stops for shore excursions along the way. In inclement weather all passengers gather inside and attend various activities on board.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights after: n/a
Not available on board the ship

Check out time: 9:00 AM

Day Ten: Friday, August 22 - Lecture on board / Excursion of Yaroslavl
Note: Excursion by motorcoach and on foot

Breakfast: Buffet breakfast in the ship's restaurant

Morning: Attend a lecture on "Medieval Russia: the reigns of the Rurik Tsars" (exclusively for Road Scholars), followed by a Q&A session.

Lunch: Lunch in ship's restaurant

Afternoon: Arrive in the ancient town of Yaroslavl. The second-largest city in Russia in the 17th century, Yaroslavl was the de facto capital of Russia during the Polish occupation of Moscow in 1612 (the so-called "Time of Troubles"). Join a motorcoach excursion of the city. Stretching along both banks of the Volga river, Yaroslavl is an important river port with a population of 600,000. It was founded in 1010 by Prince Yaroslavl the Wise (who according to legend killed a bear on the site) and today retains many noteworthy monuments of its rich history. Of special interest here are the 13th-century Spassky Monastery, a group of 17th-century cathedrals, an elegant rotunda, and remnants of an ancient trading center. Loveliest of all is the Church of the Prophet Elijah, whose frescoes on the walls and vaulting inside the church are a valuable collection of old Russian paintings. Also, visit the Museum of Russian Art, housed in the former mansion of the governor of Yaroslavl and participate in a special event there.

Dinner: Dinner in ship's restaurant.

Evening: On-board concert

Lodging: Nikolay Chernyshevsky

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cabin

Description: For 10 nights your floating hotel will be your river cruiser. The motor ship 'Nikolay Chernyshevsky', managed by the Russian river cruise operator Vodohod, was built in Germany in 1981. It was completely refurbished in 2002 and 2009 and freshly painted in 2011, with new carpeting installed in the cabins and all public areas, and with new furniture in the restaurants and bars. The friendly all-Russian crew and cruise staff are trained to service western travelers and most of them speak English.

Ship Information: Ship Type 301 – a 4-passenger deck vessel. Length – 125 m. Beam – 16.7 m. Draft – 2.9 m. Speed – 25.5 km per hour (15 mph). Total Passenger capacity: 250-252. The ship has 2 two-room suites, 4 junior suites with double beds, 100 standard twin cabins (approx.129 sq. feet) on the 2nd, 3d and 4th decks, 18 single cabins (100 sq. feet, not used for this program), and 10 triple cabins. For this program we have reserved 2 junior suites and standard twin cabins with 2 twin lower beds on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th decks. The same cabin types/configuration are used for both twin and single-occupancy. Single-occupancy cabins with 2 beds are usually assigned on the 2nd deck. The ship is equipped with the latest navigational system and satellite phones. Communication: radio and mobile phones (used for emergencies only). Electrical service: 220 V, requiring round prong sockets. The ship is fully airconditioned.

Contact info:
St. Petersburg River Station. Terminal Utkina Zavod
Oktyabrskaya Naberezhnaya 31
St. Petersburg, Russia
phone: +01 17xx-x
web: www.vodohod.com

Room amenities: For this program we have reserved: Standard twin cabins (approx.129 sq. feet) with 2 lower twin beds (32" x 87") attached to the opposite walls and located on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th decks; 2 Junior suites (approx 270 sq. feet) have a double bed (2 twin beds put together) attached to the wall, and a couch that could be used as an extra bed. All cabins have large windows, have simple showers/private facilities, a built-in wardrobe, a table, and a small refrigerator. The cabins are clean and pleasant but rather modest by western standards. Bed linen is changed every 3 days, and towels are changed daily. Hairdryers are provided in all cabins, electrical outlets are for 220V and require round prongs.

Facility amenities: There is a large sun deck, a reception area, a gift shop, two bars, a large conference/social room, two restaurants, a small fitness center, and recreational areas. On board services include: Complimentary drinking water tanks; Bottled water served at all meals; Morning coffee station; Medical facilities and a medical doctor or trained nurse on board; A hair salon and massage room; Laundry services Credit card payments are accepted on board (MC and Visa only); There are no ATMs and no public phones on board; There is no WiFi service on board; Internet cafes are available at ship's stopover points. Personal mobile phones suitable for use in Russia are recommended to bring along for possible personal emergency communication. It must be remembered that this ship is comfortable, but it is still a river vessel, not a luxury river or ocean cruise ship. The ship will serve the needs of sailing along the rivers and canals with frequent stops for shore excursions along the way. In inclement weather all passengers gather inside and attend various activities on board.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights after: n/a
Not available on board the ship

Check out time: 9:00 AM

Day Eleven: Saturday, August 23 - Excursion of Uglich / Captain's Farewell Dinner/ ...
Note: Walking on uneven terrain.

Breakfast: Breakfast in ship's restaurant

Morning: Arrive at the ancient town of Uglich (pronounced as 'Ooglich'). Participate in an expert-led walking excursion. Founded in 1148, Uglich is one of the most beloved towns in old Russia. The view of the city from the Volga River is especially lovely, with the blue-domed Cathedral of the Resurrection and St. John's Church looming on the horizon. At the end of the 16th century, Maria Nagaya, the seventh wife of Ivan the Terrible, lived in exile here in the kremlin [fortress] at Uglich. It was here that Tsarevich Dmitry, son of the deceased Ivan the Terrible, met his "mysterious" death in 1591 and where the Church of St. Dmitry on the (Spilled) Blood stands today. Located within the kremlin walls is the oldest building in Uglich -- the Palace of Tsarevich Dmitry (see the exterior).

Lunch: Lunch on board.

Afternoon: On-board program.

Dinner: Dinner in ship's restaurant.

Evening: Captain's Farewell dinner to celebrate the last sailing night on board the ship before arriving in Moscow.

Lodging: Nikolay Chernyshevsky

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cabin

Description: For 10 nights your floating hotel will be your river cruiser. The motor ship 'Nikolay Chernyshevsky', managed by the Russian river cruise operator Vodohod, was built in Germany in 1981. It was completely refurbished in 2002 and 2009 and freshly painted in 2011, with new carpeting installed in the cabins and all public areas, and with new furniture in the restaurants and bars. The friendly all-Russian crew and cruise staff are trained to service western travelers and most of them speak English.

Ship Information: Ship Type 301 – a 4-passenger deck vessel. Length – 125 m. Beam – 16.7 m. Draft – 2.9 m. Speed – 25.5 km per hour (15 mph). Total Passenger capacity: 250-252. The ship has 2 two-room suites, 4 junior suites with double beds, 100 standard twin cabins (approx.129 sq. feet) on the 2nd, 3d and 4th decks, 18 single cabins (100 sq. feet, not used for this program), and 10 triple cabins. For this program we have reserved 2 junior suites and standard twin cabins with 2 twin lower beds on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th decks. The same cabin types/configuration are used for both twin and single-occupancy. Single-occupancy cabins with 2 beds are usually assigned on the 2nd deck. The ship is equipped with the latest navigational system and satellite phones. Communication: radio and mobile phones (used for emergencies only). Electrical service: 220 V, requiring round prong sockets. The ship is fully airconditioned.

Contact info:
St. Petersburg River Station. Terminal Utkina Zavod
Oktyabrskaya Naberezhnaya 31
St. Petersburg, Russia
phone: +01 17xx-x
web: www.vodohod.com

Room amenities: For this program we have reserved: Standard twin cabins (approx.129 sq. feet) with 2 lower twin beds (32" x 87") attached to the opposite walls and located on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th decks; 2 Junior suites (approx 270 sq. feet) have a double bed (2 twin beds put together) attached to the wall, and a couch that could be used as an extra bed. All cabins have large windows, have simple showers/private facilities, a built-in wardrobe, a table, and a small refrigerator. The cabins are clean and pleasant but rather modest by western standards. Bed linen is changed every 3 days, and towels are changed daily. Hairdryers are provided in all cabins, electrical outlets are for 220V and require round prongs.

Facility amenities: There is a large sun deck, a reception area, a gift shop, two bars, a large conference/social room, two restaurants, a small fitness center, and recreational areas. On board services include: Complimentary drinking water tanks; Bottled water served at all meals; Morning coffee station; Medical facilities and a medical doctor or trained nurse on board; A hair salon and massage room; Laundry services Credit card payments are accepted on board (MC and Visa only); There are no ATMs and no public phones on board; There is no WiFi service on board; Internet cafes are available at ship's stopover points. Personal mobile phones suitable for use in Russia are recommended to bring along for possible personal emergency communication. It must be remembered that this ship is comfortable, but it is still a river vessel, not a luxury river or ocean cruise ship. The ship will serve the needs of sailing along the rivers and canals with frequent stops for shore excursions along the way. In inclement weather all passengers gather inside and attend various activities on board.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights after: n/a
Not available on board the ship

Check out time: 9:00 AM

Day Twelve: Sunday, August 24 - Informal discussions / Moscow's architectural hig...
Informal discussions / Moscow's architectural highlights / Evening performance

Breakfast: Buffet breakfast in the ship's restaurant

Morning: Attend an informal round-table discussion on "Russia Today", followed by a Q&A session.

Lunch: Lunch on board.

Afternoon: Arrival in Moscow. During an expert-led motorcoach excursion, explore Moscow's cultural and historical treasures and hear about the modern life of Moscow residents. Stops are made at major historical landmarks: Moscow University, Manezh Square, the Bolshoi Theater, Novodevichi Convent (exterior only), the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, and other important sites.

Dinner: Dinner.

Evening: Evening performance

Lodging: Nikolay Chernyshevsky

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cabin

Description: For 10 nights your floating hotel will be your river cruiser. The motor ship 'Nikolay Chernyshevsky', managed by the Russian river cruise operator Vodohod, was built in Germany in 1981. It was completely refurbished in 2002 and 2009 and freshly painted in 2011, with new carpeting installed in the cabins and all public areas, and with new furniture in the restaurants and bars. The friendly all-Russian crew and cruise staff are trained to service western travelers and most of them speak English.

Ship Information: Ship Type 301 – a 4-passenger deck vessel. Length – 125 m. Beam – 16.7 m. Draft – 2.9 m. Speed – 25.5 km per hour (15 mph). Total Passenger capacity: 250-252. The ship has 2 two-room suites, 4 junior suites with double beds, 100 standard twin cabins (approx.129 sq. feet) on the 2nd, 3d and 4th decks, 18 single cabins (100 sq. feet, not used for this program), and 10 triple cabins. For this program we have reserved 2 junior suites and standard twin cabins with 2 twin lower beds on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th decks. The same cabin types/configuration are used for both twin and single-occupancy. Single-occupancy cabins with 2 beds are usually assigned on the 2nd deck. The ship is equipped with the latest navigational system and satellite phones. Communication: radio and mobile phones (used for emergencies only). Electrical service: 220 V, requiring round prong sockets. The ship is fully airconditioned.

Contact info:
St. Petersburg River Station. Terminal Utkina Zavod
Oktyabrskaya Naberezhnaya 31
St. Petersburg, Russia
phone: +01 17xx-x
web: www.vodohod.com

Room amenities: For this program we have reserved: Standard twin cabins (approx.129 sq. feet) with 2 lower twin beds (32" x 87") attached to the opposite walls and located on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th decks; 2 Junior suites (approx 270 sq. feet) have a double bed (2 twin beds put together) attached to the wall, and a couch that could be used as an extra bed. All cabins have large windows, have simple showers/private facilities, a built-in wardrobe, a table, and a small refrigerator. The cabins are clean and pleasant but rather modest by western standards. Bed linen is changed every 3 days, and towels are changed daily. Hairdryers are provided in all cabins, electrical outlets are for 220V and require round prongs.

Facility amenities: There is a large sun deck, a reception area, a gift shop, two bars, a large conference/social room, two restaurants, a small fitness center, and recreational areas. On board services include: Complimentary drinking water tanks; Bottled water served at all meals; Morning coffee station; Medical facilities and a medical doctor or trained nurse on board; A hair salon and massage room; Laundry services Credit card payments are accepted on board (MC and Visa only); There are no ATMs and no public phones on board; There is no WiFi service on board; Internet cafes are available at ship's stopover points. Personal mobile phones suitable for use in Russia are recommended to bring along for possible personal emergency communication. It must be remembered that this ship is comfortable, but it is still a river vessel, not a luxury river or ocean cruise ship. The ship will serve the needs of sailing along the rivers and canals with frequent stops for shore excursions along the way. In inclement weather all passengers gather inside and attend various activities on board.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights after: n/a
Not available on board the ship

Check out time: 9:00 AM

Day Thirteen: Monday, August 25 - Excursion to the Kremlin compound / Free time in ...
Note: Expected walking up to 2 miles.

Breakfast: Buffet breakfast in ship's restaurant

Morning: Drive to the city center. Participate in an expert led field trip to the legendary Kremlin compound. Visit the Kremlin grounds inside the Kremlin walls, learn about the medieval history of Moscow and explore this medieval fortress with its walls, the armory building, cathedrals and a palace. Take pictures of the legendary Tsar Cannon and Tsar Bell also on display here. Free time in Red Square: have a walk in UNESCO-listed Krasnaya Ploshchad (Red Square), where all rulers of Russia left traces of their reigns. Admire the striking Kremlin Clock Tower, the Lenin Mausoleum, the famous GUM (department store), located opposite the Mausoleum, and see the exterior of the ornate, multi-colored architectural grandeur of the 16th century - St. Basil's Cathedral, commemorating Russia's victory over the Tatars. Enjoy this politically-charged architectural wonder reflecting the mysterious Russian soul.

Lunch: Lunch

Afternoon: Free afternoon.

Dinner: Dinner on board the ship.

Lodging: Nikolay Chernyshevsky

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Fourteen: Tuesday, August 26 - Program ends. Departures
Note: All those who purchased air tickets from the Road Scholar Travel Services will be transferred to airports. Independent travelers are welcome to join the group transfer bus provided there is space available on the bus and the departure airport is the same.

Breakfast: Buffet Breakfast on board .

Morning: Check out. Program ends. Transfers to airport.

Meals Included: Breakfast

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6 Expert-led lectures
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5 Performances

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