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Peter and Paul Cathedral  

Peter and Paul Cathedral

The White Nights of St Petersburg

July 8th 2010
St Petersburg & Novgorod And so we departed Tallinn and headed to the most anticipated country of our trip, Russia. From Tallinn to St Petersburg took most of the day crossing flat farmland and pine forests, and included a three hour wait at the Russian border. Our first day on the tour bus was when we realised we wouldn’t have to think again on this trip of we didn’t want to. We received i ... read more
Europe » Russia » Northwest » Saint Petersburg

Russian Flag Founded in the 12th century, the Principality of Muscovy, was able to emerge from over 200 years of Mongol domination (13th-15th centuries) and to gradually conquer and absorb surrounding principalities. In the early 17th century, a new Romanov Dynas... ... read more
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