Today we are going to be walking on water :)
On a boat, that I first saw when walking in Peter and Paul fortress.
We will go towards Palace embankment via Winter channel, then down Moika,
Krukov channel, up Griboedova channel, Fontanka and again across Neva
towards Peter and Paul. Altogether 30 rubles and takes one hour.
Neva bank. Neva gates of Peter and Paul
It's very windy on the river...
Arrow of Vasilievskii island as seen from the middle of Neva.
Between rostral columns on your left - building of former Stock
Going under Hermitage bridge into Winter
Winter channel proper. Far on the left
you can see the needle of the Peter and Paul cathedral
Moika and its banks.
Rather unusual frame - we are going under
the Blue bridge (the widest bridge in Petersburg, between Mariinski
Palace and St. Isaac square)
New Holland. Interesting how the color of
the water changes because of the reflections of the trees.
Moika is going to the left, Kriukov channel - to the right.
Same place as seen from different spots
- color of the water is completely different. New Holland is on the
A building on the embankment of Kriukov
Turn from Kriukov channel towards
Old Nikolskii bridge.
Out of six passengers of the boat two are filming with camcorders
and two, including myself, are photographing with cameras.:)
Griphins near Financial College. Not long
ago they got their wings gilded anew ;-)
The bridge, also across Griboedova channel, is called the Bank
On the left - Kazan cathedral, far ahead
you can see the Savior on Blood cathedral.
That's all. By the way, if anybody has a boat we could
make more interesting pictures. Unfortunately when moving with the
speed offered by the captain of this boat I did not have time even to
look around, not mentioning choosing the right angle for the