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Visiting st. Petersburg was quite long on my 'to go' list. Thanks to my cousin who is as an exchange student in st. Petersburg I had the opportunity to go there with a small group of our family. After all the preparations the day of the journey arrived….
At 04:00 AM my alarm clock rings. I woke up and went to …
... for a good public gathering. The streets are loaded with street performers, galleries, cafes, and pedestrian traffic, much like you’d imagine in Paris or Rome. Of course, all this is depending on the weather of the day, which can change immediately and drastically. But, overall, St. Petersburg is a must visit. The museums, architecture, canals, cathedrals, and people make this one of the most pleasant cities I’ve ever visited. ...
Up early and visited Catherines Palace. What can you say. The Palace was absolutely magnificent. The terminology lately has been not ABC (Another bloody castle or another bloody church). But they are all different. This one was huge and partly destroyed during the war but has been repaired at great expense. We saw the line where the Russians held the germans at bay for a couple of years, but of course at great loss ...
... Paul Cathedral which has the tomb of the Romanovs), the KunstKamera (Peter the Great's museum of science and ethnology - amazing, cool, and very disturbing - he collected cadavers (ages -9months to whatever) with physical abnormalities for scientific advancement and preserved them after the autopsy), the Leningrad museum, and so much more! One of the things that stood out above all that is we got to go see the Opera playing Don Quixote at the Mariinsky theater...THAT was ...
... day with a background of music. Springwater is stored in an aquifer under the palace until enough pressure is built up for the fountains to work - 11am each day. The gates to the fountains is then opened and water feeds through with 1 then the others following. The fountains go through to early evening then are shut off again for the water to build up again. No pumps are used for the fountains. After Peterhof we had lunch ...