Category Archives: St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg IV: A Church, a Museum and Sunday in the Garden

(Go to Peterhof and Catherine Park for discussion and pictures of these gardens.) Today, we meet Ilya Repin, but first we must explore a historical whodunnit. You can’t miss Kazan Cathedral on Nevsky Prospekt with its colonnades and statues and roses still … Continue reading

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St. Petersburg III: The Neva Runs Through It

(Go to Peterhof and Catherine Park for pictures and discussion of these gardens) We decided not to climb to the dome of St. Isaac’s Cathedral for the tourist view of St. Petersburg because we were taking a late-night boat ride on … Continue reading

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St. Petersburg II: Heavenly Coffee and Historical Whodunnits

(Go to Peterhof and Catherine Park for pictures and discussion about these gardens.) We were staying at Herzen House on Bolshaya Morskaya. (Remember those names, they have a nice ring, don’t they? and they figure into our Historical Whodunnits.) Herzen House … Continue reading

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