As usual at the end of each season, I suggest inspecting
the photographs that have been piled up during the wintertime (and the
late fall) but haven't been included in any of the albums.
Backyards near the
intersection of Marat and Razyezjaya streets. They attracted my
attention with their weird illumination.
An ordinary staircase in the Lomonosov
street - midway between Zagorodny avenue and the Fontanka canal.
Somewhere near the
Kutuzov's monument in front of the
Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan
And this one is to Field-marshal Barclay
de Tolly. The same location :)
Both were commanders of the Russian
forces during the Napoleonic campaign of 1812 (first Barclay de Tolly,
then he was replaced by Kutuzov).
A passageway leading to a courtyard
somewhere near New Holland.
The prohibition sign didn't prevent
someone very big from passing through ;)
Somewhere in the vicinity is this
Perhaps it is a part of the palace of Grand Duke Alexei
Alexandrovich (designed by Maximilian Messmacher).
Scaffolding has been removed from the
The palace hue used to be dark red. It
will take me some time to get used to the new colour scheme.
Near the walls of the Petropavlovka (the
fortress of SS.Peter and Paul)
The lantern and its shadow are looking
at each other :)
View from the Petropavlovka across the
Neva, with the Saviour-on-the-Blood in sight.
The view from the Petropavlovka walls
towards the Admiralty side. The Winter Palace and St.Isaac's Cathedral
The horses on the Anichkov bridge
I'd like to repeat that there is a new section in the right column of
the Wandering Camera.
It contains snapshots from everyday life of the city and its environs.
Each month I'll display here the photos that haven't been included in