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Tuesday, 6 August 2013
Only in Russia!
Topic: St. Petersburg


Photo Credit: Yaplakal.com
 
I rise every morning at 6 am, and while I am enjoying my coffee I peruse the Russian online newspapers and other media sources. Today I came across a photograph which particularly caught my attention. People who have an interest in Imperial Russia are divided into various groups: some for example, persue it is a hobby, which includes reading books, collecting memorabilia, etc, and then there are others who are extemely passionate about all things Imperial Russian. This couple for example, have taken their particular passion for Imperial Russia to a whole new height. They are dressed as a double-headed eagle, complete with crowns, but what is so unusual about them is that they are on roller skates. Here they are skating through the streets of St. Petersburg, with the spire of the Cathedral of Sts. Peter and Paul in the background. I have travelled to Russia many, many times over the years and have seen some sights, however, nothing like this. Only in Russia! 
 
© Paul Gilbert @ Royal Russia. 06 August, 2013 
 

 

Posted by Paul Gilbert at 6:47 PM EDT
Updated: Tuesday, 6 August 2013 7:10 PM EDT
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