Tuesday, June 3, 2014

St. Petersburg, Russia


Travelers (from l to r) June Cherry, Laura Ashley Lamm, Carnell Lamm,
Lance Cherry, Susan Galbraith, Freida Wright, Deborah Lamm,
and Retha Deaton prepare to disembark for their excursion
to St. Petersburg, Russia.


St. Petersburg, Russia, has a population of 5,131,967 people. With unemployment at about 7 percent in the large city, those who work full time earn about $2000 per month - average wage. Many don't own a car; they generally take advantage of public transportation. If people live in one of the many high rise apartments, they may purchase their 2 bedroom apartment for about $250,000.