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Peterhof

July 29th 2006
Geo: 59.939, 30.3158After breakfast, we went down to the river to buy tickets for the hydrofoil to Peterhof. This time, for once, there were helpful signs in English (I think Keegan was disappointed; he felt very necessary, being the only one that spoke any Russian). When one arrives at Peterhof by boat, there is a long walk along a small canal to the gardens and palace. The palace sits on top ... read more
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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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