Peterhof Palace Fountains

Peterhof Palace Fountains

I’m sure this place
will be livelier
when the fountains run.

Tug of War

Tug of War

It’s hard to resist
taking a shot of
two things depicting

clashing ideologies
in this Moscow Metro
station.

One represents
capitalism, and the
other communism.

Hermitage Musuem

Hermitage Museum

For some reason,
I can’t help but think
of the Amazing Race

when I first set my
eyes on the Hermitage
Museum area.

The GUM Department Store, Moscow

The GUM Department Store, Moscow

GUM Department Store
has definitely come a
long way from the

Communist-era
when long lines for few goods
formed outside it daily.

First Glimpse of St. Basil's Cathedral

First Glimpse of St. Basil’s Cathedral

I’ve seen many pics of
St. Basil’s Cathedral.
But it’s quite different

when you are able
to see the iconic
structure in person.

The Duma

The Duma

I’ve heard a lot about
the Duma. It was
a thrill to pass by it.

[Note: Pic taken from inside a passing car on a rainy day]

The Road to St. Petersburg

The Road to St. Petersburg

My guide told me that
the road from Moscow to
St. Petersburg starts here.

The Russian Orthodox Church's Patriarch's Flat

The Russian Orthodox Church’s Patriarch’s Flat

I was quite surprised
when I was told that
this apartment complex

was the place where
the Russian Orthodox
Church’s Patriarch lives in.

Moscow Outskirts

Moscow Outskirts

On the way from
Domodedovo Airport,
I had a glimpse of what

some of Moscow’s suburbs
looked like. It looks quite
pleasant to be honest.

Real Sunset

Real Sunset

It’s very hard to
resist taking a picture
of something like this.