Here’s some severe beauty of the frosty St Petersburg – before it all melted away. No ‘winter wonderland’ for this New Year’s eve, I’m afraid.
An icy hello from the Ladoga lake which it sends to the city via Neva river once in a while.
The ‘rotundas’ on the Palace Bridge are there as festive decorations.
And a view back:
The entire city looked like this that day: as if someone sprayed it all with fake snow.
Oh, look, there’s sun in St Petersburg, hurry up before it’s gone!
Icy sky hues:
And a photo from a bit earlier – the illuminated Peter and Paul Fortress:
Adding this post to the St Petersburg series.