Tramway over the ice of the Neva river

Tramway

Tramway over the ice of the Neva river The first tram system ran through the streets of Saint-Petersburg in 1865. A ticket for a ride with this horsecar cost 5 kopeks. When you decided to travel on the roof it only cost 3 kopeks. From 1895 till 1910, a very unusual way of crossing the… Continue reading

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Ever heard about the pirate ship in St. Petersburg?

A magical pirate ship was found on the riverbank in Saint Petersburg! This weekend I had one of my best culinary experiences since I am living here in Saint Petersburg. After the visit of the impressive Peter and Paul Fortress, I felt very frozen because of the strong wind on this day and I watched out for… Continue reading

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Russian on the River Now Online!

Together with one of our teachers, you will sail through the Neva river in St. Petersburg eastwards to the Ladoga and Onega lakes and crossing the Vogobalt channel. You then enter the famous Volga river, continue to sail south and stop near old medieval cities on Russians Golden Ring like Yaroslavl and Uglich. Your teacher… Continue reading

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