September 8th was the Siege of Leningrad (Saint Petersburg).
Someday I would love to visit several of the “Hero Cities” in the former Soviet Union.
It would be amazing to be able to visit the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts!
Also, life would not be complete without visiting the cities and landscapes which inspired various authors such as:
As I continue to study Russian language, I will share another excellent link to Study Russian Literature online.
Film recommendations for today:
*Doctor Zhivago based on a novel by Boris Pasternak
*Enemy at the Gates
*Onegin based on a novel by Alexander Pushkin ! directed by Martha Fiennes, starring her brother Ralph Fiennes.
My pick for quote of the day – “Some men go through a forest and see no firewood.” ~English Proverb