Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg, Russian Federation

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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 ...

baidi in peter, St. petersburg, Russian Federation travel blog

baidi in peter

A travel blog entry by yellowdragon

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haha,finally i'm here~ to be ...

Peter and Paul Fortress, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation travel blog

Peter and Paul Fortress

A travel blog entry by yellowdragon

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... I from Sweden during the Northern War. For Peter I this land was an important access to the sea. In order to protect it, the "St. Petersburg" fortress was founded on a small island in the Neva delta on the 16th of May in 1703. This date is considered to ...

Impressions, St Petersburg, Russian Federation travel blog

Impressions

A travel blog entry by yellowdragon

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impressions of a walk ------------------------------------------------------------ ------------ NEED HIGH QUALITY PHOTOS OF RUSSIA? ------------------------------------------------------------ ------------ ...

  - Victory Day, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation travel blog

- Victory Day

A travel blog entry by yellowdragon

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- Victory Day (Russian: , Den' Pobedy) marks the capitulation of Nazi Germany to the Soviet Union in the Second World War commonly referred to in the Soviet Union as the Great Patriotic War. This capitulation ...

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 ...

Meeting my Aunt Brbel, Saint Petersburg, Russia travel blog

Meeting my Aunt Brbel

A travel blog entry by yellowdragon

... . A German bus driver could have never repaired the engine. He wouldnt have had to, coz of the precautions that are taken. Love and hate Russia at the same time. What an interesting feeling. In Petersburg I met with Brbel, my favourite Aunt ...

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 ...

Hello Mother Russia, St. Petersburg, Russia travel blog

Hello Mother Russia

A travel blog entry by oski

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... with the immigration officer at the airport, we got in the car to take us to the hotel. Our first impressions of Saint Petersburg (the Venice of the North) were the sites along the Nevsky Prospekt, a elegant and wide boulevard that cuts through the city. ...

Spring is arriving, St Petersburg, Russian Federation travel blog

Spring is arriving

A travel blog entry by yellowdragon

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... I continue runnig here. it was such a bliss. sunshine and warmth everywhere. soft and warm air of spring is arriving in st petersburg. the ice is melting. water is dropping from the roofs. birds are singing songs while they are floating down the ...

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. ...

Summerly St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation travel blog

Summerly St. Petersburg

A travel blog entry by yellowdragon

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photo impressions, text will follow or not, as I'm really much too busy to write ------------------------------------------------------- NEED HIGH QUALITY PHOTOS? ...

Going to a Russian Beach, Saint Petersburg, Russia travel blog

Going to a Russian Beach

A travel blog entry by yellowdragon

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going to a russian beach ------------------------------------------------------- NEED HIGH QUALITY PHOTOS? ...

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 ...

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 ...

sunshine, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation travel blog

sunshine

A travel blog entry by yellowdragon

... well either. It depends on the hospital he or she is working in. Most of them earn some money on the side. In St. Petersburg a university professor earns about 300 € monthly. Opposed to this, the driver of a regular marschutka (small bus) can ...

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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