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"Never did the world make a queen of a
girl who hides in houses and
dreams without traveling.
   -
Roman Payne

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(Welcome)

"So take a deep breath;
Pick yourself up;
Dust yourself off;
And start all over again."
~Dorothy Fields and Jerome Kern

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St. Petersburg—Extravagant Holiness

Five Facts
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St. Petersburg—Extravagant Palaces

When the Soviet Union fell in the 90s, the Orthodox Church started its comeback, and since that time, the Russian Ministry of Culture have restored 25,000 churches. Today, the church is again in favor with the general population, and even Vladimir Putin has embraced Orthodox Christianity.....
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...what I got to see of Copenhagen included mostly the inside of cabs, a hotel, and hospitals. Luckily, though, I was able to walk to Nyhaven ... and spend some time in Den Gamle By. While I didn't experience Denmark in the way I would have liked, I did learn a few interesting items that have nothing to do with healthcare.
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Something I didn't realize about St. Petersburg is the fact that it is a relatively young city and played an important part in the westernization and formation of the Russian Empire. After Peter the Great took land from Sweden in 1703, he founded the city and named it after his patron saint....
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Writer. Photographer. Editor.
Guide. Teacher. Traveler.
Ohio Native. Nevada Resident.
World Citizen.

Chris

That's me wrapped up in a less-than-neat-yet-ever-changing package. I live in Las Vegas with my husband and our crazy Welsh Terrier, but I can't sit still very long. I'm always ready for my next misadventure adventure. I hope my stories inspire you to have a few adventures of your own.
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