Once you click on one of the pictures, I am slowly entering descriptions for each picture so that visitors can know what they are looking at. It's a slow process; however, as there are so many pictures to catch-up on.
 
  • This was like our first day in St. Petersburg...and at this point, this is the first area we saw on coming out of the metro stop that we chose.
    This was like our first day in St. Petersburg...and at this point, this is the first area we saw on coming out of the metro stop that we chose.
  • Basic street view.
    Basic street view.
  • I love these types of buildings...it's built on the corner and the entrance is one of the corners at an angle facing directly to the middle of the crosswalk.
    I love these types of buildings...it's built on the corner and the entrance is one of the corners at an angle facing directly to the middle of the crosswalk.
  • A corner building which used window displays on each floor to display their bridal gowns.
    A corner building which used window displays on each floor to display their bridal gowns.
  • We just loved the varied shapes and architecture for all of the buildings. Uh-h-h-h-h...no...he's not a friend of ours.
    We just loved the varied shapes and architecture for all of the buildings. Uh-h-h-h-h...no...he's not a friend of ours.
  • Just more buildings. Can't get enough of the variations we would see.
    Just more buildings. Can't get enough of the variations we would see.
  • A sidewalk cafe.
    A sidewalk cafe.
  • Many entries to buildings featured tall columns.
    Many entries to buildings featured tall columns.
  • A pretty cathedral nestled just behind the main streets of the city.
    A pretty cathedral nestled just behind the main streets of the city.
  • Just another city street.
    Just another city street.
  • Oh, yeh...they also leave a single lane for parking on each side of the waterways in addition to the 1-way roads.
    Oh, yeh...they also leave a single lane for parking on each side of the waterways in addition to the 1-way roads.
  • See how the waterway highways lie just next to a 1-way road and the buildings?
    See how the waterway highways lie just next to a 1-way road and the buildings?
  • Yet another uniquely colored building along the waterway.
    Yet another uniquely colored building along the waterway.
  • A look down one of the waterways.
    A look down one of the waterways.
  • Another look at the waterway built up against the buildings.
    Another look at the waterway built up against the buildings.
  • Just another example of variant architectures huddled in a single location.
    Just another example of variant architectures huddled in a single location.
  • Street vendors on the waterway.
    Street vendors on the waterway.
  • Horse carriage rides into the city...no, we didn't take one.
    Horse carriage rides into the city...no, we didn't take one.
  • This view from the colonnade of St. Isaac's Cathedral is looking down on the main street and park area for the main entrance to the cathedral.
    This view from the colonnade of St. Isaac's Cathedral is looking down on the main street and park area for the main entrance to the cathedral.
  • From atop St. Isaac's Cathedral, a look at the distant Neva River. At this point, we hadn't yet walked along any part of the river.
    From atop St. Isaac's Cathedral, a look at the distant Neva River. At this point, we hadn't yet walked along any part of the river.
  • A view from St. Isaac's Cathedral...overlooking the city with a building top view.
    A view from St. Isaac's Cathedral...overlooking the city with a building top view.
  • It's us...on top of St. Isaac's Cathedral. You can pay extra to walk to a viewing area at the level of the upper colonnade. It was kind of chilly up there with a fair breeze on one side.
    It's us...on top of St. Isaac's Cathedral. You can pay extra to walk to a viewing area at the level of the upper colonnade. It was kind of chilly up there with a fair breeze on one side.
  • Uh-h-h-h-h...I'm not sure of the importance of this statue. But that's my wife! I do know THAT much.
    Uh-h-h-h-h...I'm not sure of the importance of this statue. But that's my wife! I do know THAT much.
  • My first, ever experience seeing and USING a Toilet Bus!?! As I had commented to Christine,
    My first, ever experience seeing and USING a Toilet Bus!?! As I had commented to Christine, "it simply rolls into any location in the city and opens up, business as usual." And for those curious enough to ask, I DID USE it, if you must know. :-)
  • The Toilet Bus woman must have thought I was crazy for even wanting to take a picture of a traveling poo-poo bus.
    The Toilet Bus woman must have thought I was crazy for even wanting to take a picture of a traveling poo-poo bus.