St. Petersburg in the Tsarist Empire: A trip to Pushkin with a visit to the Catherine Palace and Amber Room

There are supposed to be 2,300 palaces in St. Petersburg. The Russian city on the Baltic Sea is considered the northernmost megacity in the world. When we arrive at the port of St. Petersburg with the MSC Musica, it is just before 6 o'clock in the morning. I have been awake for about half an hour and can not take my eyes off the [...]

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