Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg, Russian Federation

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Petrodvoerec Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia travel blog

Petrodvoerec Palace

A travel blog entry by kburavlov

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    Today [April 23,my moms birthday] we went to Petrodvoerec palace. It was BEAUTIFUL. On one side of the palace were gardens, fountains and water the on the other side was beautiful palaces, a load of history from World War 2 and ...

Petergof, St Petersburg, Russian Federation travel blog

Petergof

A travel blog entry by advgal

... young fellow pointed me in the direction of catching a marstrushka No 404 after painstaking citing the bus number by number in Russian so I understood. Yeah! Putting my Russian to good use and reading the Russian rate sheet off the front after getting on ...

Amber!, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation travel blog

Amber!

A travel blog entry by suncitygaltx

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... in Russia would be like! Soon we were off in our bus to visit Catherine's Summer Palace, built fifteen miles outside of St. Petersburg in 1733, by Catherine I, the second wife of Peter the Great  (not Catherine the Great, who was Catherine ...

St Peterbsourg, Saint-Pétersbourg, Russie travel blog

St Peterbsourg

A travel blog entry by brostrotters

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Probablement la plus belle que nous ayons vu depuis le départ! Une des plus grandes aussi... Du coup une semaine n'a pas été de trop pour la parcourir. D'autant plus qu'il y a environ 10000 choses à voir. On ne les citera pas toutes ...

St. Petersburg -Alexanders Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia travel blog

St. Petersburg -Alexanders Palace

A travel blog entry by jcarter

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St. Petersburg is only a couple of hundred years old.  Built by Peter the Great as a place of culture and also the only water access to europe via the sea of findland.  Its really just like Venice with canals everywhere.  The archecture is ...

Tour to Pushkin and Pavlovsk, English Boat Tour, St. Petersburg, Russia travel blog

Tour to Pushkin and Pavlovsk, English Boat Tour

A travel blog entry by erikkathyhansen

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... that knowing many of these palaces have been so finely restored is just as impressive. World War II did its number on Russian soil. I cannot imagine the effort that has gone into rebuilding these great sites. After a satisfying traditional lunch including ...

Péripéties automobiles, St. Petersburg, États-Unis travel blog

Péripéties automobiles

A travel blog entry by gi-gi

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La journée commence à 06:00, on doit appeler CAA afin de faire remorquer la Jeep. Visite au concessionnaire minimum $3500.00 Déplacement en remorqueuse $40.00. Location d'auto pour 4 jours $185.00 Les vacances ça n'a pas de prix! ...

The Siege of Leningrad, St. Petersburg, Russia travel blog

The Siege of Leningrad

A travel blog entry by jginsburg

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... incredible stories. One can still see marks from the siege around the city. On Nevsky Prospect, the main street in St. Petersburg, there remains a plaque that says “Citizens, this side of the street is more dangerous during bombings.” The ...

Potato Peeler Lady  and the Beauties of Peter, Saint Petersburg, Russia travel blog

Potato Peeler Lady and the Beauties of Peter

A travel blog entry by anyasummer2014

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Has anyone ever attempted to sell you a potato peeler on the Metro before? Today I had the opportunity to partake in such an event.  From time to time there are vendors that come onto the Metro cars selling various things such as Metro Maps, cool ...

56 St Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Russia travel blog

56 St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by richard.wolters

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... left I took pictures of the front door and street names close by as reference pictures for when I returned. The buildings in St Petersburg are magnificent. Just about every building has some type of decoration on it, ranging from simple to very ...

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