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Rotterdam Crew Visit Mosque in Russia

Rotterdam Crew Visit Mosque in Russia

August is a holy month for Muslims around the world and for our brothers and sisters aboard ms Rotterdam because of Ramadan. On August 20, several Muslim crew members visited a mosque called The Saint Petersburg Mosque in Russia. The mosque was constructed from 1909 until 1913 by Nikolai Vasiliev. The building is 45m in…   read more of “Rotterdam Crew…”

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Catherine’s Palace

Explorer’s Scrapbook: Catherine’s Palace

Catherine’s Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia, is one of two of the most lavish palaces there. Constructed by order of Empress Catharina from 1717 to 1756 to “compete” with Peterhof, it does compete very well. It is known for it’s lavish decorations and Amber Chamber. Martin Jaxa-Rozen Shore Excursion Office ms Rotterdam