I got to spend the rest of the time in St. Petersburg with a good friend of mine from college. We walked all over the historic center city!
My friend in front of the Peter and Paul Fortress
Me in front of the Peter and Paul Fortress
Broader view of the Peter and Paul Fortress
Imperial detail on the bridge
Peter and Paul Fortress
Peter and Paul Fortress – the scaffolding on the tower looks as though it’s part of the building
Wax figure in the Fortress
My friend in front of the Peter and Paul Cathedral
The Neva and Hermitage from the Peter and Paul Fortress
Wish upon a rabbit…
My friend tossing coins to make a wish
The cruiser Aurora and the frozen river
The Aurora and me
Another view of the Aurora
Here we are again!
Before the ballet, Mariinskii Theater
Submarine museum and the sailing ship the Mir
I’m going to get to go on board the Mir!
Ready to head onto the Mir
Walking back to the hotel