Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg, Russian Federation

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Day 11, St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation travel blog

Day 11, St. Petersburg

A travel blog entry by msleanne

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... 's Palace is in a suburb called Pushkin, definitely somewhere I could live. After lunch on the ship we left for a bus tour of St. Petersburg. We opted for the bus tour over the walking tour because we got to stop at the Peter and Paul Fortress. Since it ...

The second day in St Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Russia travel blog

The second day in St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by 2onoriana

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... had to contend with a bitterly cold wind on the jetty. A storm was on the way. The storm managed to delay our departure from St Petersburg till 8 at night, as the winds gusting to over 30 knots were too strong for the cruise ship to contend with.   ...

Welcome to Russia, St. Petersburg, Russia travel blog

Welcome to Russia

A travel blog entry by anniehopps

... it feel 100 times as long as it was in the heat, regardless it is very impressive as is nearly every building in St Petersburg. Although learning the alphabet and a few basic words we don't understand any sign really and to make things confusing the have ...

Sep 17, 2013, St. Petersburg, Russia travel blog

Sep 17, 2013

A travel blog entry by bake33

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Snow, Snow Quick Quick Snow, St. Petersburg, Russia travel blog

Snow, Snow Quick Quick Snow

A travel blog entry by gvnkelly

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... the night before so we were glad of the gloves, scarves and warm clothing that we had taken with us.  St. Petersburg has a very interesting but relatively short history having been conceived by Peter the Great, with the building starting in 1703. He ...

Week 3: Ice and Adventures, St. Petersburg, Russia travel blog

Week 3: Ice and Adventures

A travel blog entry by k_in_france

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... me to bring. I was completely wrong. It turns out that getting into a Russian swimming pool is harder than getting into the Russian Federation itself. There are about 6 steps to complete to get in.... 1. Buy swimming pass. To buy a swimming pass you ...

All that glitters, St. Petersburg, Russia travel blog

All that glitters

A travel blog entry by dougo

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... one which was erected to the victory against Tokyo and another which commemorated the people who lost their lives defending their city of St Petersburg Pushkin As we entered the area known as Pushkin city, we drove past a memorial to all the Jewish people ...

First Weekend in St Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Russia travel blog

First Weekend in St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by ryan.diplock

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... water and it was freeeezing.  The next day, we awoke to a guided tour of Nevsky Prospekt, the most famous street in St Petersburg.  The architecture in St Petersburg is one of the most unique things I have ever seen.  Somewhat comparable to ...

Russia, St. Petersburg, Russia travel blog

Russia

A travel blog entry by chadhkra

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... and it was easy to notice the Soviet-era architecture which is common throughout the city. We drove out of St. Petersburg, past a colorful church, to spend the morning at the 18th Century Peterhof Palace, known as the "Russian Versailles". ...

Babushka says Niet!, Saint Petersburg, Russia travel blog

Babushka says Niet!

A travel blog entry by bobjanescott

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... for today's excursion and left the ship at 8:30. Our first stop was to Catherine Palace which is about an hour's drive out of St Petersburg. Some of the areas we drove through were a bit grim; life in Russia is still not great for many people. There is ...

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