St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg: The City Of Color

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An usual moment: Senior citizens selling home grown products to increase their pension

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It often rains in St. Petersburg
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… and then the city shines
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Some products have a strange aim: Like this *ähm* manly oats
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On a Russian table you can enjoy beer and little dried fish (super salty)
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Mr. Eggmustache enjoys instead something more “classy”: Caviar
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What time is it? Russian Time!

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The old bunny “Tralebus”. Even now important for the public transportation.
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Always a good photo motiv: The famous “Our Savior Of Spilled Blood” Church.

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Inside the church

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The bridges of St. Petersburg are amazing. Peter the Great build this city as an inspiration of Amsterdam and Venice. Today 342 bridges exists. Some of them open up in the night to let bigger ships pass through

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Mr. Eggmustache enjoys the company of ladys
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Mr. Eggmustache over the roofs of St. Petersburg
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Dreaming at the top of the city

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Art corners everywhere…or was the Wodka too strong?
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Looks familiar doesn`t it?

DSCN0136On of the world most famous exhibition place: The Hermitage

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Here is every room an attraction for itself: “The Golden Room”

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Sometimes there are really strange things to see. What has this monk on his leg?

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Inside the Metro of St. Petersburg. Every station has it`s won unique style. Sometimes photographing is not allowed (a relic of the “Cold War Spy History”)

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The Saint Isaac Cathedral. A home for angels. Reminds us a bit of the St. Peter`s Basilica in Rome.
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Uru is fascinated about the dom
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And it is worth to see it!
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A little break after a long tour. Mr. Eggmustache is into this wobbly cakes!
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Well, somebody else too…
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Let`s go on…
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…and have a local Russian meal. Fair prices and enough to eat can be found at the “Stolovaya” (столовая). The Russian style canteen. More information HERE

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