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    Default Some Saint-Petersburg walking

    So I decided to take a walk across my favorite city

    Hope you gonna like it. Here is how the Evil Totalitarian Empire looks like.


    So, I started on the Nevsky avenue.



    Soon we'll see the Fontanka river

    And go near that nice fence

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    You can see a lot of artists here and buy your own portrait

    I'm not sure, but, as I remember, this is a hotel

    And here you can buy some paintings (and order a portrait as well)
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    And here is the biggest book store in the city - the Book House

    Isaac's Temple

    Peter and Paul's Fortress

    Armiralty (in two sides)
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    Main Headquarters Arc

    Ermitage


    Ermitage and Arc are builded on the Temple square.

    That colomn there is an Alexandes's Colomn. Made to honor the victory over Napoleon.


    And when I get there, there was two guys playing guitars, so I stayed there for about 2 hours. Maybe I'll show you some videos, it was fun
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    Some very nice pic`s....Thank You.

    Lots of people visit that book store...a big one!


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    Very nice pictures and wonderful architecture!
    I have lost my mind. If found, please give it a snack and return it?

    "I won't be wronged. I won't be insulted. I won't be laid a hand on. I don't do these things to other people, and I require the same of others"...John Wayne in "The Shootist"

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    Sadly I don't have enough memory on my phone
    This is a liiiiitle part

    https://vk.com/video4762419_456239148
    https://vk.com/video4762419_456239147
    And I found this guys
    https://vk.com/video4762419_456239146


    Sorry, I can't upload videos to youtube right now
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    Quote Originally Posted by Polite Russian View Post
    Sadly I don't have enough memory on my phone
    This is a liiiiitle part

    https://vk.com/video4762419_456239148
    https://vk.com/video4762419_456239147
    And I found this guys
    https://vk.com/video4762419_456239146


    Sorry, I can't upload videos to youtube right now


    https://www.gizbot.com/mobile/featur...ws-033625.html



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    Great photos Polite Russian. Had the pleasure of spending a few days in St. Petersburg a decade ago, lovely city!








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    Beautiful city!
    “… the greatest detractor from high performance is fear: fear that you are not prepared, fear that you are in over your head, fear that you are not worthy, and ultimately, fear of failure. If you can eliminate that fear—not through arrogance or just wishing difficulties away, but through hard work and preparation—you will put yourself in an incredibly powerful position to take on the challenges you face" - Pete Carroll.

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    Yes, what he ^^ said!
    After the game, the king and the pawn go into the same box - Author unknown

    For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother's womb. Psalms 139:13

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