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Photos taken in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia travel blog

Photos taken in Moscow and St. Petersburg

A travel blog entry by firetalon

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Here are the photos that we took in Moscow and St. Petersburg. St. Petersburg photos start on image 158. I decided to upload most of the photos for all of you to see since the journal entries will take a little more time to put together and I know some ...

State Russian Museum's Mikhailovsky Palace, Saint Petersburg, Russia travel blog

State Russian Museum's Mikhailovsky Palace

A travel blog entry by kenee

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Such a fantastic collection! Now I hope to see the other two locations in Saint Petersburg for the Museum's additional collections...and FYI, the Mikhailovsky Palace was ...

Second day in St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Russia travel blog

Second day in St. Petersburg

A travel blog entry by eugineanded

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... whole thing!) The cathedral and the museums inside were quite interesting. The bistro café was quite nice, not to mention the Russian pancake stall. Then we strolled along the river to the St Isaac's Cathedral. Wow... the interior of the church ...

Jesus Christ Superstar!, Saint Petersburg, Russia travel blog

Jesus Christ Superstar!

A travel blog entry by kenee

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... Time Rice's rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar at the Akimov on Nevsky Prospect...this after a viewing (on the last day) of Mikhail Lemkhim, 60 Portraits (black and white photography) at the Stroganov Palace...Saint Petersburg surely is non-stop ...

Peterhof Imperial Summer Palace, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation travel blog

Peterhof Imperial Summer Palace

A travel blog entry by sisi.lu

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我是一個很糟糕的遊客,不會先做功課,要去的地方的次序我都可以搞混 ...

Nevsky Prospekt, St. Petersburg, Russia travel blog

Nevsky Prospekt

A travel blog entry by chop49

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... ) we headed there and turned left towards the Neva River about a mile and three quarters away. Everything I've read about St Petersburg (including the city guides in our hotel room) has said that Nevsky Prospekt is the city's seething main ...

The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia travel blog

The Hermitage

A travel blog entry by chop49

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Natasha, our tour guide, met us at the hotel in the early afternoon.  When I inquired how we were going to get to the Hermitage (nearly 2 miles away), she said we could either take a taxi, which was expensive, or we could take a mini-bus, which was ...

The Hermitage, Prettiest Museum in the World, St Petersburg, Russian Federation travel blog

The Hermitage, Prettiest Museum in the World

A travel blog entry by baggagewhores

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After the dramas and disappointments of Moscow it was somewhat refreshing when the Hermitage in St. Petersburg turned out to exceed our expectations - at least in the area of architecture. It didn't seem that this would be the case at first, what with ...

Moscow Express, St Petersburg, Russia travel blog

Moscow Express

A travel blog entry by barthdkk

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... . After dinner we called it a night to try to conserve money and rest up. Weve probably walked about 40 miles since weve been in St Petersburg. The city is huge, everything seems to be on the other side from our hotel, and were too afaid to take the ...

Bogoyavleniye, St Petersburg, Saint Petersburg, Russia travel blog

Bogoyavleniye, St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by shenanigans

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... few hours of daylight are spent doing a short walking tour of the nearby area. It becomes immediately obvious that St Petersburg does everything on a grand scale and no expense was spared in the construction and renovation of important city landmarks. We ...

good evening after good day, More St. Petersburg 2nd day, Russia travel blog

good evening after good day

A travel blog entry by worths

M's cold is much,much better after nap and we saw another magic show,just as delightful as the first. Thanks to the cold medication and nap M manages to stay up late as the clocks went back 2hours. Time zones are complicated in the Baltic and Russia ...

First Class to St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Russia travel blog

First Class to St. Petersburg

A travel blog entry by semi-backpacker

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THE MOST BEAUTIFUL OF ALL RUSSIAN CITIES After four years of visiting Russia, I finally visited St Petersburg, saving the best for last! We took a very comfortable overnight train from Moscow to St. Pete and arrived excited to take in the sites. The days ...

integration is not so difficult, St. Petersburg, Russia travel blog

integration is not so difficult

A travel blog entry by herriejeroenski

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On our second day in St Petersburg we are fully integrated in Mother Russia! We eat Borsj and Russian pancakes for breakfast, we`ve learned the Russian language (how to order a beer and say thank you) and we walked on the sunny streets while sipping ...

City of Evil, St. Petersburg, Russia travel blog

City of Evil

A travel blog entry by am1

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... to keep an eye out for the ‘on the go’ sign. Quote from the tour booklet. After arriving in St Petersburg, clearing the not so friendly Russian customs, I had to keep my eye out for the transfer pick up. After 60 minutes, I had decided no one ...

Saint Petersburg, Russia, Saint Petersburg, Russia travel blog

Saint Petersburg, Russia

A travel blog entry by kellyfayeurope

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September 5 Friday Royal Princess (St Petersburg) A very smooth night to awake at 6 am at St Petersburg seeing 4 other cruise ships in port. Both of us felt like a sleep in rather than jump out to the early morning reminder call, do our laps, dress and ...

Hermitage and by water in Petersburg, Saint Petersburg, Russia travel blog

Hermitage and by water in Petersburg

A travel blog entry by carita

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We wanted to go to the Hermitage, but no luck - thanks to the Russian holidays a queue of many hours! ...

St. Isaac's Cathedral and Hermitage by night, Saint Petersburg, Russia travel blog

St. Isaac's Cathedral and Hermitage by night

A travel blog entry by carita

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Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Hermitage by night. ...

Project

Project "Sightsee Northern Venice in one day"

A travel blog entry by pyres

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... cannon shot signaled the beginning of the Revolution of 1917 (also visited the first building of St. Petersburg - the log cabin of Russian emperor Peter the Great) Peter and Paul Fortress Vasily's Island The Bronze Horseman (statue dedicated to ...

Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia travel blog

Russian Museum

A travel blog entry by pyres

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Visited the State Russian Museum, the largest depository of russian fine art in St. Petersburg. Found some of my favourite paintings by russian painters: The Ninth Wave by Ivan Aivazovsky, Ship Forest by Shishkin, etc. One of the museum's wings contained ...

Sunday Mass and Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia travel blog

Sunday Mass and Hermitage Museum

A travel blog entry by oski

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... Russian restaurant just around the block from our hotel that was ranked very highly on Tripadvisor. It was another incredible Russian meal- caviar and blini's, borscht, stroganoff, reindeer with juniper berry sauce, and Siberian black milk ...

Kes ees - see mees, Saint Petersburg, Russia travel blog

Kes ees - see mees

A travel blog entry by alimoro

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Setting off in: 56 days Mood: sleepy but double-excited What have we been recently up to: 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2 10 hours of sleep -  an approximate amount of hours spent sleeping during this week, full of tests, exams and other important life ...

St Petersburg - a day at the Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia travel blog

St Petersburg - a day at the Hermitage

A travel blog entry by waynedale

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... and if it only takes a few minutes to smoke a cigarette, these people must go through several packets a day. Phenomenal. Walking around St Petersburg is like swallowing an ashtray and you can probably figure out that I'm not a smoker. With all the white ...

"Although this land is not my own..."

A travel blog entry by gallopmonkey

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... finally pulling out of Finlandsky Station (the same station that Lenin arrived April 3, 1917 in order to start the Revolution). St Petersburg in particular has really captivated me, and last night while walking along Griboevda Canal, I kept looking at ...

St Petersburg - Culture - Round One, St. Petersburg, Russia travel blog

St Petersburg - Culture - Round One

A travel blog entry by rorywitt

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... to get off at Novgorod (an Older capital of Russia and smaller town of 300,000) and decided instead to continue directly to St Petersburg. A couple quick thoughts, no exits are labeled in Roman / English / Pictures in Moscow. St Petersburg has almost all ...

To friendship.........Just a small drink, St petersburg, Russia travel blog

To friendship.........Just a small drink

A travel blog entry by annakins64

... his 3 other mates. no sooner had names been exchanged, then a bottle of tomato juice appeared, swiftly followed by vodka. the russian fellow explained that anna would be happy because we were drinking bloody mary's "which is an english drink". the first ...

Welcome to Russia!, St. Petersburg, Russia travel blog

Welcome to Russia!

A travel blog entry by vagabonderz

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... priceless. Decorated stretch limos (even Hummers!) cruised the streets and lined up curbside at all the picturesque spots. St. Petersburg is a grandiose city of enormous proportion. Beautiful big buildings inhabit entire blocks and walking around is a ...

Day 16 St Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation travel blog

Day 16 St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by jblackley

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... along the canals. The weather has been outstanding. The days have been warm and mainly sunny. It has rained, but only at night. Apparently St Petersburg gets only 30 days of full sunshine a year and we have had 3 of them. Let's hope it lasts for our ...

Moscow, St. Petersburg, Russia travel blog

Moscow

A travel blog entry by alexp02

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... , later that night, we took the train back to St. Pete (4 people in our cabin unfortunately) and spent Thursday walking around St. Petersburg a bit more, showing Mahbod some areas he hadn't seen yet.  One bar that we went to that night was actually ...

Hermitage & Hospitals, St. Petersberg, Russia travel blog

Hermitage & Hospitals

A travel blog entry by jenshaw

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... . When I finally got out we really enjoyed our visit. We visited the Fortress of Peter and Paul and walked all over St. Petersberg. I am currenly in Krakow and have been to Minsk and Warsaw. I'm on quite a strict diet and several medications and I'm ...

St Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation travel blog

St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by thelongwaytonz

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... it right away, so out of Finland we went and into a special Russian custom control area that runs from the Russian border to St Petersburg along the train line. At Vyborg we were stamped into Russia and asked questions by a rather forceful customs lady. ...

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