(Translated by D.
Ten.. I don't like anniversaries. But it's worth mentioning - it's been
already 4 month that I make you to look at these pages from time to time. I hope you like
|I've decided to dedicate this issue to a single topic.
The place where the city started - St. Peter and St. Paul Fortress on Zaiatchii island.
|Night. Street. Lamp. Pharmacy :)(quote from a wide known
|It's quite cold I should mention. So you can see only
miserable cold foreign tourists, and sellers of souvenirs and pirozhki, wearing something
in the folk style but obviously not suited for winter.
|It's too early to say that the river is icebound, but it is
already a bit cold for swimming. Perhaps in couple of weeks there will be a trail stamped
across the river as usual..
|Sometime long ago there were money here. Now only medals,
|Peter and Paul Cathedral•
I have to say this - that
building on your left is definitely out of style :)
|The needle didn't fit on the previous frame, I just
couldn't stand far enough. But here it is in all its beauty, at night though. Frankly
speaking those spotlights are mainly lighting the clouds.
|Here you can observe the grill of the Summer Garden :)
I wonder what is it doing that far from its native habitat?
|A little " postcard-like " but nice anyway.
|On your left: grim Petersburg's fishermen are fishing near
the fortress. The tactics is simple - fish is loosing its attention unaware that the catch
is more important for them than their lives. IN the frame on your right you can see that
less than a week ago (on the background) the waves were floating there..
Anyway, even now only about a half of the river is covered with ice and behind the Palace
bridge there is not even a trace of it..
|A wall of the fortress. Embrasures are temporarily out of
|It looks like someone had been languishing here in this
[skipped, I don't think I can translate poetry really]