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peterhof

about 28 miles outside st petersburg, was a grand tour of peterhof often referred to as the russian versailles.  although smaller in scope, it undoubtedly rivals the grandeur and majesty of versailles.  peterhof was the official imperial residence of the … Continue reading

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russia’s vibrant city

visiting st petersburg was a dream come true for me.  i have always been intrigued by its history.  the aristocratic opulence of the tsars and the rigidity of communism fuels my curiosity.  formerly known as leningrad until 1991, st petersburg … Continue reading

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onion domes

the church of our savior on spilled blood in st. petersburg, russia i stood in front of this onion-domed church, looked up to this unique astounding structure laden with history and was mesmerized by its beauty.  it simply took my breath … Continue reading

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