Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg, Russian Federation

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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 ...

I have my OWN mattress., St. Petersburg, Russia travel blog

I have my OWN mattress.

A travel blog entry by jmsges

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... ; Why this phrase is in a phrase book under "Practical, being polite," no one is certain.  Today we traveled outside of St. Petersburg to the palace suburbs.  First we went to Peterhof, the summer palace of Peter the Great.  Peterhof is ...

Home of Peter the Great- son named after, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation travel blog

Home of Peter the Great- son named after

A travel blog entry by tizwoz

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... , but lovely music at the funeral. We stopped at the usual souvenir shop of the company to buy the usual assortment of russian dolls, shot glasses and laquered bowls etc before being taken to a local restaurant for a pretty awful meal. No Russians to be ...

Taking a bus from Helsinki to St. Petersburg, Saint Petersburg, Russia travel blog

Taking a bus from Helsinki to St. Petersburg

A travel blog entry by inke

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... the summer evenings are very light and nice in St. Petersburg. I was happy to be here in summer, previously I have visited St. Petersburg only during the autumn and winter. Marsel House hostel was not very easy to find. The address was correct, of ...

Day 19 St Petersburg, Russia, St. Petersburg, Russia travel blog

Day 19 St Petersburg, Russia

A travel blog entry by allanbe

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... . It is the northernmost city in the world to have a population of over 1 million and is the cultural capital of Russia. Visiting St Petersburg was the realisation of a childhood dream. It is the one city in Russia that we have wanted to visit because of ...

São Petersburgo, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation travel blog

São Petersburgo

A travel blog entry by bob_lacerda

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Saimos de Tegel - Berlim ao anoitecer, finda a espera de liberação do espaço aéreo após a decolagem do Boeing 747 "Air Force One" do Pres. Barak Obama. O voo foi tranquilo mas chegamos de madrugada no aeroporto de Pulkovo em São ...

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 ...

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