A little bit about our life. How we celebrate winter
|As I've already mentioned in one of my
previous albums, now they started breaking ice on Neva in order to
prevent people walking across the river (if the nearest bridge is too
It would be good to find the statistics but I think it made
things worse - people try to shorten their way anyway but broken ice
makes it harder and more dangerous.
|And the fishermen definitely don't like
|Though the conditions for the latter are
close to ideal here.
This place is not as extreme as the ice of the Gulf where they
sometimes have to balance on separated blocks of ice often along with
|All snapshots are taken between the
Troitsky and Dvortsovy bridges.
You can see the Hermitage in the
|It seems that they offer "bait" here : It
reminds me the character of the cartoon when the fox advised the wolf to
use his tale as a fishing rod. Looks very similar
|Here they settled down right at the bank.
Those who don't have fishing equipment test their luck trying to cross
the water barrier.
I even recorded the whole process step-by-step.
It wasn't very exciting to wait till the last person reaches the safe
ground. Let's assume that he managed to do so…
|Another alternative is skiing, though
it's not as thrilling of course.