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Don't touch the lapis lazuli desk!

The “One Day in Russia with No Visa” trip to St. Petersburg

May 16th 2017
Putin-faced matryoshkas, golden onion-domed churches, and Hermitage artwork galore. One day in Russia, why not? That’s what I thought. Since I was living in Estonia this year we thought that we might as well take advantage of the opportunity. St. Peter’s Line cruises offers a trip that enables tourists to visit St. Petersburg for one day without a visa. So, we took it as an experiment to get a ... 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
19th May 2017

That is beautiful and yes I would want to touch it.

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