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Wintry Icy St Petersburg

Wintry Icy St Petersburg

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.

Wintry Icy St Petersburg

An icy hello from the Ladoga lake which it sends to the city via Neva river once in a while.

Wintry Icy St Petersburg

The ‘rotundas’ on the Palace Bridge are there as festive decorations.

Wintry Icy St Petersburg

And a view back:

Wintry Icy St Petersburg

The entire city looked like this that day: as if someone sprayed it all with fake snow.

Wintry Icy St Petersburg

Oh, look, there’s sun in St Petersburg, hurry up before it’s gone!

Wintry Icy St Petersburg

Icy sky hues:

Wintry Icy St Petersburg

And a photo from a bit earlier – the illuminated Peter and Paul Fortress:

Wintry Icy St Petersburg

Adding this post to the St Petersburg series.

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