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... was only one room where photography was prohibited, and in Russia, I'm forgoing my usual habit of flaunting rules like this.
The walls of the Amber Room are covered in mosaics created with large and small pieces of amber. The artistry was truly amazing and beautiful.
This was the only room in the palace was a re-creation, because the original amber could not be recovered. Our guide said there is now such ...
... understanding of why the Revolution and overthrow occurred.
The city was founded by Peter the Great in 1703 and was the capital of Russia until when that title was transferred to Moscow in 1918.
The October Revolution started in the City and it also withstood the longest siege in modern history during the WWII.
The city name has changed many times .......Saint Petersburg, Petrograd, Leningrad and now back to Saint ...
... of the summer palace and the amazing works of art located within.
After exploring this massive collection, it was time for a quick bite to eat and a power nap on the bus. St. Petersburg was explored and we saw many of the beautiful sights the
city has to offer. This included ...
... St Petersburg region and all I can say is that I would not want to go in there without being able to read Russian and have some knowledge of Russian history. Very very little information is in english. I knew enough Russian to work out what I was looking at and where they came from. Having an archaeology background helped to ID artefacts too. The displays were fascinating and covered the entire human history of the area, from the earliest pagan tribes to ...
... up there on our first day, Nick was wondering how we were going to buy tickets because there wasn’t a ticket booth nor had he seen a ticket machine. One thing I have been saying to him so far this trip is that he has to stop expecting things to be to the same standard as we have at home. And I was right, again. There was a ticket office, and it was located in a concrete structure that Nick had identified as an abandoned pile ...