Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Other Smolny, Pavlovsk, Jazz, Church on Spilt Blood, Days 8-13

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This nice little packet of pictures includes: our dear friends Marx and Engels, a fairytale land called Pavlovsk, some dancing Russians, and the interior of the Church on Spilt Blood. To add some detail, my first photos here are of … Continue reading

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Around the City, Piskariovskoye Cemetery, My New Home, Smolny Cathedral aka Campus, Days 3-7

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It’s once again been a long time since I’ve written (or at least it feels like it’s been awhile), and so I’m really behind on posting pictures and providing commentary. Life’s just been a whirlwind here, but at least now … Continue reading

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Nevsky Prospekt, Day 2

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  A quick explanation: On our second day in Petersburg we had orientation (safety, communication, health, etc.), purchased cell phones, and most importantly, we took the metro to Nevsky Prospekt! For those who haven’t heard of this street, it’s essentially … Continue reading

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Finnair and Pulkovskaya, Day 1

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  After three hours of sleep and nearly missing my plane flight from LAX to JFK (this is a shameless exaggeration), I had the privilege of then sitting by two hyper-talkative girls (“I’m SO excited about New York!” “Oh no … Continue reading

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My Last Day in the States

Hello all! So here I am, the day before I fly off into the Russian abyss. After a grueling 18 or so hour travel period, I will arrive in Pulkovo Airport and then begin my 2-month stay in St. Petersburg. … Continue reading

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