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The value of travelling

The end of every trip signifies the beginning of another. In the case of St. Petersburg we spent our last hours there by planning the next one, the trans-siberian railway, Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan (Eurovision did a good job) or … Continue reading

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To The Moon And Back – The Cosmonautics Museum in St. Petersburg

Love will fly you to the moon and back but all we needed was a trip to the Cosmonautics Museum, while in St. Petersburg. The museum itself is situated in the Peter and Paul Fortress, the entrance for which is … Continue reading

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Four Days in St. Petersburg – Peterhof

Palaces were never my thing. I didn’t spend my childhood as a sweet princess bathed in pink and glitter and certainly didn’t grow up waiting for the knight in shining armour. Holding our golden tickets (only in colour) we took … Continue reading

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Four days in St. Petersburg – The Churches

While the rain made it clear, it had no intention to stop, we took the opportunity to visit a few more indoors places. First on our list was St. Isaac’s Cathedral. Another must see according to our Rough Guide to … Continue reading

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Four days in St. Petersburg – The Hermitage Museum

One of the reasons, I’ve always wanted to visit St. Petersburg, apart from the beautiful buildings, the palaces and of course the vast history, was the Hermitage museum and this was the day, I would make my dream come true. … Continue reading

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Four days in St. Petersburg – The arrival

While the UK was going Jubilee crazy, I decided to fly as far away as my means would take me from this union jack and queen madness. That was as far as St. Petersburg in Russia. Travelling with my very … Continue reading

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