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Peter and Paul Fortress, University and more…

Our third day in Saint Petersburg found us wandering along the water in the direction of the Peter and Paul Fortress.  Originally built by Peter the Great it houses military buildings, a beautiful church in which all the Romanovs are … Continue reading

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Peterhof

Our day at Peterhof was wonderful.  I mean how could a day that involves two ferry rides across the bay of Finland, an opulent Russian palace, an ancient Orthodox church, a wedding, and dozens of beautiful fountains be anything less … Continue reading

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