Odessa - Michael Lomonosov
Odessa - Renovated houses
Odessa - Mercury, the Patron of this Trading City.
Odessa - Museum
Odessa - Cathedral of the Transfiguration. Was demolished by the communists and only recently rebu9lt.
Odessa - 19th century Shopping Arcade
Odessa - My bank
Odessa - Tatar Street Musician
Odessa - Holocaust Memorial
Odessa - Moldovanka (Jewish Quarter)
Odessa _ Moldovanka
Akkerman Fortress - Second Court looking at the third court with the citadel and the commander's Tower
Akkerman - First Court. This area consists of about 22 acres surrounded by a wall. Was used during war to shelter the population of the adjacent town.
Akkerman Fortress - This fortress, "white fortress" at the western shore of the Dnister River was built by Moldovian Princes in the 13th century. and had originally 35 towers, each with its own name..
Village in Bessarabia
Odessa - Potemkin Stairs. There are 192 (originally 200) stairs leading form the harbor to the city. On top of the stairs is a statue of Armand de Richelieu, the first Governor of the city.
Odessa - Potemkin Stairs
Odessa - Musician, Primorsky Blvd.
Odessa - Primorsky Blvd. with Pushkin statue.
Odessa - Primorsky Blvd at Potemkin stairs.
Odessa - Port
Odessa - Opera
Sevastopol - Harbor with Russian war ships
Sevastopol - Malakoff Hill with 1941 cannon. There was an even worse battle then. Only seven houses were left standing in Sevastopol, a city of 400,000.
Sevastopol - View from Malakoff Hill towards Harbor
Sevastopol - Malakoff Hill, Mass grave of French (10,000) and Rusiian (13,000) soldiers from the Crimean war.
Sevastopol - Malakoff Hill with 1853 cannons
Sevastopol - Chersonesus, founded in 528 BC. Greek theater -
Sevstopol - Chersonesus, St Wladimir Cathedral. Prince Wladimir the Great was baptized on this spot in 988 AD
Sevastopol - Chersonesus. Ruins of Byzantine Church which was built on the Agora of the Greek town
Sevastopol - Chersonesus
Sevastopol - Chersonesus. From here the remnants of the German 17th army escaped form the Crimea in 1944. Only about 35,000 of originally 200,000 soldiers arrived in Constanza, Roumania.
Sevastopol - Harbor