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Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

Day 2 in St. Petersburg

A travel blog entry by khillski on Aug 03, 2014

44 photos

... Paul Fortress. Lacking the fame and tourist appeal of the Hermitage or the Mariinsky Theatre, the Peter and Paul Fortress is certainly no less of a St. Petersburg landmark. The first structure to be built in St. Petersburg, and thus the birthplace of the city, it never served its intended defensive function. Instead it has had a rich, hugely varied, and sometimes sinister history as a military base, a home of government departments, the burial ground of the ...

The jewel of Russia!

A travel blog entry by tom_and_emma on Apr 17, 2014

2 comments, 66 photos

... was one of the rare occasions that we were allowed to take pictures inside a church - hopefully you can get an idea of the beautiful interior designs that I was trying to describe from Moscow.



























We also saw the Peter and Paul fortress and visited a Soviet prison as well as the ...

First week in St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by ryan.diplock on Oct 06, 2013

28 photos

... to "The Little Humpbacked Horse"...a ballet at the Marisnky. It was absolutely stunning, I have never seen such amazing coordination on display before and the ballet was actually quite funny. Overall a great experience.

The upcoming week holds a 10 page essay on Gogol, 2 books to read, more cultural excursions, a hockey game, and (hopefully) a segway tour! Really starting to warm-up to St Petersburg, now if only the weather would follow suit!
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The Allegro to St. Petersburg

A travel blog entry by suetrevsal on Aug 03, 2013

6 photos

... like River Boats so we heaved a sigh of relief.

We arrived at the boat station only to find the "Lev Tolstoy" (our boat) wasn’t among the dozen or so moored there. Our driver jumped out while beckoning us to remain in the van while he went to investigate where our boat was. The poor man ran from place to place trying to locate our boat only to be told it was moored at a different location. (Not a good advertisement for ...

St. Petersburg – Gold, Glory, and Glamor

A travel blog entry by alleifer on Jul 22, 2013

4 comments, 77 photos

... St. Petersburg became his capital and his gateway into Europe. Gold, fur, timber and (later) coal wealth morphed into shipbuilding, trade and industrial revolution wealth, supported and protected by globally significant armies and navies. According to Wikipedia, Tsar Nicholas II’s wealth at his 1917 overthrow was over $300 billion (in today’s dollars) making him the richest person on the planet.

Russian history intersects with Jewish ...