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The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg’s Hermitage is today one of the most famous art museums is the World. In terms of renown, it’s arguably second only to the Louvre in Paris. The core of the art collections – including over 2,500 paintings, 10,000 … Continue reading

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Baltic Adventures (Part II)

… Last time: Helsinki, Warnemünde, Szczecin and Tallinn. For me, the highlight of our Baltic trip this past June (apart from visiting our friends in Sweden, of course) was without doubt the two days we spent in St Petersburg. Having … Continue reading

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