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St. Petersburg pt 2

September 15, 2014

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In addition to doing lots of eating while in St. Petersburg, we also did a LOT of walking and sightseeing.

Here are a few of the things we saw:

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Kazansky Sobor

 

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Several fun pedestrian streets

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Church of our Savior on the Spilled Blood (there are many variations on this name)

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The Peter and Paul fortress

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People riding horses around town

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The last of the White Nights

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Artists painting

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Creepy faces in windows

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Cats =)

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People waiting for buses with bags on their heads (???)

 

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Trees that reminded me of Arizona

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Pretty sunsets

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The oddest little bird that kept trying to attack us when we tried to walk down the path. He kept flying into my face and making me scream. It was so weird!! We finally left and went a different way.

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Brides and grooms. Of course, it’s Russia 😉

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A very hairy doll

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A fun little place to eat (Pita’s)

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Funny signs

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And funny shirts

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And cute signs =)

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Babushkas singing about their beloved USSR

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Cars that belong in the zoo

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Wedding party fun

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Pretty meadows full of flowers

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Silent disco?

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The metro in SP is quite different than the Moscow Metro

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Fun metro ceiling

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View out our hostel window

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Two brand new pins on the USA part of the map =)

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Random art

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A strangely abandoned looking building, with fresh flowers in the planters

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The Alexander Nevsky Monastery

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Having fun

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Old bells



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Pretty cemetery

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Very Soviet looking headstone

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Around the monastery

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Shiny copper scales in the metro

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Pretty mosaics in the metro

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Santa Barbara is so close, ha 😉

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Golden-winged lions holding up this bridge

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Peeking through the fence

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Take off of Burger King?

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Donuts, Burgers and Pizza…I bet Russians don’t run this place

 

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