I had a lovely time. The cruise was extremely pleasant, the weather mostly enjoyable, and St. Petersburg especially pretty. I really would like to return and see more of Moscow and St. Petersburg.
Also, I've recommended both Travel All Russia and Hertzen House to a colleague who is an art historian, and is interested in visiting the Hermitage on a research fellowship. I told him that the staff of Travel All Russia was extremely helpful in arranging accommodations and transfers in St. Petersburg, as well in obtaining travel visas and references.
If I return to Russia in the near future, I will contact you again.
I hope you enjoy the nice fall weather, which was especially pretty in St. Petersburg.