City of Volgagrad
Our visit to Volgagrad was so delightful with the able assistance of Mila Korentnikova. She not only was very knowledgeable but it was a pleasure learning to know her family.
|Arrival at the Volgagrad Airport.||The Hergert flour mill--the only building left as a memorial to WW II--is located on the banks of the Volga River adjacent to the large diorama depicting the battle in Volgagrad.||The amazing Mother Russia monument.|
|Russian Orthodox Church near the Mother Russia monument.||Memorial to the Russian Navy.||Our home, the Volgagrad Hotel.||Irena, the kind archivist who provided ancestral information.|
|Entrance to the Volgagrad State Archives.||We enjoyed our first meal with Mila at the Texas Bar.||We enjoyed several meals with Mila's family and her mother.||Lizzie enjoyed the dragon and rabbit along with a colorful array of jelly bellies!|
|We enjoyed a delicious Volga-German meal prepared by Mila's mother.||An enjoyable boatride on the beautiful Volga River.||Getting ready to say "goodbye" on the train.|
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