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Offline Jen_94

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Re: Bob Atchison's Sept 2013 Trip to the AP!
« Reply #15 on: September 15, 2013, 05:30:59 PM »
The AP looks a lot better! Wonderful photos, thank you for sharing.

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Re: Bob Atchison's Sept 2013 Trip to the AP!
« Reply #16 on: September 18, 2013, 01:08:37 AM »
Bob, you have such a happy person in the photo and I am very pleased to see him.
  I want to tell you very much, thank you for what you have been at the tomb of Anatoly Mikhailovich Kuchumov.

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Re: Bob Atchison's Sept 2013 Trip to the AP!
« Reply #17 on: January 26, 2014, 01:57:02 PM »
Bob, as I look at these wonderful photos, I sense you are profoundly moved.  I'm at a complete loss for words, except for these two:  Thank you.

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Re: Bob Atchison's Sept 2013 Trip to the AP!
« Reply #18 on: January 27, 2014, 10:16:45 AM »
Bob and Suzanne Massie went together and were the first US citizens to set foot in the Alexander Palace since before World War II!
I wondered if there were any photos from that first visit?  They would make an interesting historical view of the AP as it once was and how far we've come because of him!
Thanks, Bob
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Re: Bob Atchison's Sept 2013 Trip to the AP!
« Reply #19 on: January 27, 2014, 10:19:57 AM »
There are no photos of the interior.  As it was still a Russian Naval building, photographs were forbidden.

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Re: Bob Atchison's Sept 2013 Trip to the AP!
« Reply #20 on: April 20, 2014, 02:49:06 PM »
It's been a very long time since I visited this forum, but finally visiting St-Petersburg for the first time in my life has reignited the whole Romanov-intrest.

During our week there, we took a day to visit Tsarskoe Selo and of course included the AP in our visit. I was positively surprised by the restauration of the palace. As I remembered it from pictures here, I was expecting something much worse. Of course, we only got to see a very small part of the palace. I can imagine that a lot of work still has to be done.

Anyway, I'd like to thank Bob for everything he did to help preserving and restauring this palace.
Hopefully, the palace can one day be restaured completely to the state it was in when the IF left in 1917.
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