Friday, November 11, 2011

Weekend Reflections: Aerospace Museum

After almost two weeks in Russia this summer, and a few lessons in speaking the language, my husband decided one day he could read enough Russian to get himself to a couple of Moscow museums via subway because his group had toured the subway system the day before and he had enjoyed it.

While I stayed behind to relax on the Viking Surkov, he took himself off with camera, rain jacket and umbrella (the latter for the camera) to visit the Aerospace Museum and the Polytechnic Museum, both of which offered plenty of subjects for reflection. Today, for Weekend Reflections: the Aerospace Museum and its reflections, as seen by my husband Richard Schear on our August holiday in Russia.


© Photos by Richard Schear




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18 Comments:

At November 11, 2011 at 9:42 AM , Blogger EG Wow said...

I like the photos your husband took. I would enjoy seeing that museum in person. :)

 
At November 11, 2011 at 9:54 AM , Blogger Emille said...

Lots of great reflections! But personally I probably also would have relaxed on the Viking instead:)

 
At November 11, 2011 at 9:59 AM , Blogger VioletSky said...

This looks like it would be a fascinating museum to visit.

 
At November 11, 2011 at 9:59 AM , Blogger Dianne said...

well done hubby :)
I really love the 3rd shot, it's got great light and a lovely glow

 
At November 11, 2011 at 10:18 AM , Blogger Cezar and Léia said...

wow Kay, I'm so envious here, how interesting to visit this Museum in Moscow, it's unique!
Thanks for sharing your pictures, they are all fabulous!
And great capture of reflections,
hugs and happy weekend,
Léia

 
At November 11, 2011 at 10:28 AM , Blogger Jo said...

Wow, Kay, what amazing museums. Very reflective, especially the first photos. Have a wonderful weekend. Hugs Jo

 
At November 11, 2011 at 11:09 AM , Blogger Sylvia K said...

What a wonderful looking museum and Richard got some awesome captures and reflections! I would love to visit there! Enjoy your weekend! Hope you have some good weather!

Sylvia

 
At November 11, 2011 at 12:45 PM , Blogger Dianne said...

Many shiny surfaces here for reflections - and what an wealth of history would lie within this museum - This is a place my son-in-laws would love to visit.
Enjoy your weekend and take care. xx

 
At November 11, 2011 at 1:53 PM , Blogger Gemma Wiseman said...

An intriguing museum! And so much light reflection enhancing the interesting shapes!

 
At November 11, 2011 at 2:10 PM , Blogger Kim, USA said...

An amazing shots. I feel like I am also on tour in this place. Thanks for sharing. Happy weekend!

Weekend Reflection

 
At November 11, 2011 at 2:44 PM , Blogger Genie said...

WOW! I cannot get over all the reflection you were able to capture in this one museum. I think it would really be neat to visit there...I can remember when Sputnik went up. After that my mother always blamed everything that went wrong with the weather and nature was because of Sputnik. genie

 
At November 11, 2011 at 3:25 PM , Blogger Powell River Books said...

Their spacecraft have a more artistic, fanciful look than ours. - Margy

 
At November 11, 2011 at 4:13 PM , Blogger James said...

Great post! Looks like an interesting place plus lots of reflections. :)

 
At November 11, 2011 at 10:28 PM , Blogger Kay said...

Great shots!!!

 
At November 11, 2011 at 10:56 PM , Blogger Ann said...

you can your husband can go on Amazing Race since he learns languages easily.

 
At November 12, 2011 at 8:06 AM , Blogger Dorian Susan said...

I like that 2nd from last shot the best, with the "sky and stars" in the backdrop. Funny, I didn't think of a museum like this existing in Russia. How foolish of me. Glad to see it.

 
At November 12, 2011 at 10:15 PM , Anonymous Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Of course I love the reflections and the fabulous pictures of the museums znd, again, knowing that these kind of things are available in Russia (for anyone to see)... hut I also must say that I love that Richard was able to go off on his own while you did your thing on board. I really like that the cruise made these choices available.

 
At November 13, 2011 at 8:28 AM , Anonymous Ebie said...

These are great shots of the museum! Lots of reflections. I would enjoy visiting, but would love the Viking too!

 

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