To Mosow

Moscow, 05.06.2019 From my last experience I knew the ride from St. Petersburg to Moscow would be long and not fun. Therefore I started off with a stop at Pushkin, about half an hour south of the city, to see the tsar palaces. Again the Catherine palace was closed, so the gardens had to suffice. …

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Romance at night

St. Petersburg, 04.06.2019 It had been almost six years since I discovered the beautiful St. Petersburg for the first time. Reading my post from back then again now, in a restaurant on my first night back in town, I was surprised I had just stayed so little time. Admittedly, the weather was different. Back in …

Russian Karelia

St. Petersburg, 02.05.2019 From Rabocheostovsk the drive back to the main highway from Murmansk to St Petersburg took about 45 mins through Kem and over a pretty beaten up stretch of road. The impressions of Solovki were still fresh. The Mini moved slowly while I managed to take some pics driving by. I realised many …