February 25, 2013
window to Europe was what Peter the Great wanted to create when, in 1703, he laid the foundation stone for the new capital city of his Russian empire. He sent 50,000 serfs into the swampy delta of the Neva to pound the harbor city out of the ground. Under Catherine the Great, St. Petersburg finally became the thriving metropolis which Peter the Great had dreamed of.
February 21, 2013
February 16, 2013
This is the only DVD that includes all four of these half-hour Rick Steves' Europe TV shows - Lisbon and the Algarve, Portugal's Heartland, Israel, and Egypt - plus extras. New and updated extras include: Rick Steves' European Insights; Opening the Door to Luther, with Rick Steves; and Rick Steves' Europe: Six Seasons of Bloopers.