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St. Petersburg- Peterhof Palace and more

Feel Free to ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinGoogle+TumblrStumbleUponemail  Beware- a lot of pictures ahead!!! We started that day out at Peterhof, a palace and its surrounding gardens and fountains, about 15 miles outside of St. Petersburg on the Gulf on Finland.  It is supposed to be like a Russian Versailles but it reminded me of another one I recently went to with my sister in Germany.  (Megan- any idea which one?  I’m going to say it was when I visited for Oktoberfest- I can’t remember). The palace The fountains when they aren’t on yet. Plus me! Be careful when taking pictures because someone may Read More

Arriving in Russia

Feel Free to ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinGoogle+TumblrStumbleUponemail After arriving in Russia we stopped at a random lunch stop in a border town.  Our tour calls this stop our culture shock experience.  I will write about it later when I am not in Russia anymore and anything I write won’t possibly get me kicked out. (It was an interesting drive to say the least) We all ate granola bars and stolen breakfast food on the octopus statue by the lake. After leaving Helsinki, Finland bright and early it took about 8 hours on the bus before we arrived in St. Petersburg, Russia.  We didn’t Read More