Tag Archives: St. Petersburg

Flashback: Hermitage museum St. Petersburg May 2012

This post is part of the St. Petersburg tour we had during our 9 day Baltic cruise (visit other post here).  I would say overall Hermitage is an awesome and over the top museum.  However, it is quite tiring since there's so much to see and learn.  I wish we had more time to visit, ...

Flashback: St. Petersburg Russia – Catherine’s Palace May 2012

Above: The Catherine's Palace, the summer residence of the Russian Czars located in the town of Pushkin.  We visited this palace during our one of our Cruise excursions in St. Petersburg. Above:  Staircase entering the Palace, a flamboyant Rococo style interior. Above:  Baroque style interior designed by Bartolomeo Rastelli. Above: The grand ballroom.  Like ...