September 5th, 2007 - Fountains Festival in Peterhof

The Annual fireworks show “Fountains Festival” will take place on September 15th 2007. It will take place as usually on Big Cascade in the lower park of Peterhof. The show starts at 21:30 and will last for about 45 minutes.

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June 21th, 2007 - Vodka Pub Crawl for Derryn Pearson and her 6 friends from Europe and South Africa

Pavel, our guide, showed guys some of the best drinking places in St.Pete. Seems like they had fun together.Next morning Pasha was supposed to take Mathematics Exam at the University. So you can imagine how hard that might beafter a long drinking night)))) There is a little secret though.... Pasha does not drink:))))<br>Some photos made by Pavel during that night:

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April 7th, 2007 - St.Pete roofs

On one of our guides training sessions we decided to look at our city from another angle - and here you go - we got up to one of many roofs of the city that have free access. The view is not only different, it is marvelous - you have that strange mixed-up feeling of "god, it's scary - and - gosh, it's so cool up here". 

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November 13th, 2006 - World's Largest Subway Systems

Moscow (1935, length 340 km): 3.2 bil riders

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December 25th, 2006 - Nighttime Hermitage

Before the 1917 revolution, only Hermitage residents had access into the palace. Yes, it’s hard to imagine now, but the palace was a “residential building”. Like common people, its tenants used to spend time drinking tea, pensively looking out of windows, or sleeping in there. For some time after the insurrection, armed guards from the revolutionary forces were the only people the palace saw in its rooms. After all those events, the museum began to hear light footsteps rustling on its floors. Those were not phantoms. Those were recollections.

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December 5th, 2006 - What is being a Gay in Russia

Homosexuals were rare species in Russia some 10 years ago. By Law they might be sent to prison because sodomy was a punishable practice under the penal code effective at the time. But things have changed dramatically. These days it is somewhat stylish to be a gay in Russia. Nowadays Russia’s gays launch their own web sites, open cafes and clubs. 

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