Chizzy and Bryan - St. Petersburg


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St. Petersburg

Photoblog

October 24, 2007 05:28 PM

Chizzy and I just got back from a few days in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Mostly just a photblog here. If you want brutally long commentary, check out the special edition podcast Chizzy and I recorded about our visit.


“Our Saviour on-the-Spilt-Blood”. A mouthful of a name, but a very cool looking structure.

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St. Issacs

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It got dark out at night.


Alexander Nevsky Monastery

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Heading out towards the monks. They were selling bread. People were waiting in long lines for it. Seems like they would have had enough of that…

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Odd background for a photo.


Out and around

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The hotel we stayed at.

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A view down Nevky Prospect

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Along a canal.

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The Hermitage

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Palace Square. I guess this obelisk is the highest going. And it isn’t even anchored down. Just heavy as hell.

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The Kazan Cathedral

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I’m trying to tell you every car was dirty.

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I’m just saying.

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A hoity café in a very cool book store. Looking out at the Kazan Cathedral.

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At attempt to capture a bustling street.

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Your standard bus stop in St. Petersburg. Find the sign.

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Even if you could spot this, would it help getting to your destination? Maybe… maybe.

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The Spongebob one was the only one we appreciated.

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The back of the Hermitage and beyond. Not too shabby.

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A full-on shopping mall. Somehow we never made it inside. Amazing.

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Sometimes you’d just rather not see signs of home.

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Wine served in wooden bowls. How about that?


Out towards Peter and Paul Fortress

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Trip out to Pushkin

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This abandon area seemed like a good map for a first person shooter game.

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If this bridge wasn’t made of marble I would have taken it home.

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I guess a poem has been written about this sad little milkmaid.


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The Palace. Not real gold anymore.



Comments (1)
Shelby, October 25, 2007 11:02 PM:

Wow, so cool! St. Petersburg looks really interesting and beautiful (and cold). Chiz, you are wearing the scarf! Warms my heart. . .