Tsars v Soviets :
Travel feature for Lonely Planet Magazine - June 2017.
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|Tsars: The Wonderfully ornate interior - along with tourist hoards at the Church of of the Saviour on Spilled Blood.|
|Soviets: Monument to the Heroic Defenders Of Leningrad (Now known once again as St. Petersburg.|
|Tsars: The cast of Swan Lake enjoying an oncore at the majestic Mariinskiy Ballet Theatre, St Petersburg.|
|Soviets: Screening Soviet era film at the Dom Kino Rodina Cinema, St Petersburg.|
|Tsars: Idiot Cafe, featuring our wonderfully old school Guide, avid Tolstoy fan and font of all knowledge, Ellana.|
|Vintage Tram Ride through Historic Centre of St. Petersburg.|
|Soviets: Chess & Vodka at the Kvartika Restaurant - that's what you call a Russian lunch!|
|Tsars: late summer sun in the grandiose Palace Square.|
|Soviets: Lenin's Office is carefully preserved at the Museum of Political History, St. Petersburg.|
|Tsars: Actress Valeria as Tsarina poses for tourist photo's outside the Russian Museum.|
|Larissa Paseka with Postage Stamps at Gelios (Soviet era antique shop)|