Saint Petersburg the City of Tsars

Saint Petersburg: the Russian City Built on Marsh

Founded by Tsar Peter the Great in 1703 on a marsh that was filled. It used hundreds of thousands of workers who built the city and connected with bridges about 50 islands

St. Petersburg is part of the select group of cities that are connected and built on a network of canals. As in Venice, Amsterdam or Bruges, water is the medium of transport and communication.

Cathedrals

  • In just a few meters, separated only by the Moika river and the Griboyedo canal, the old town has three beautiful temples. They are about:
    The Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood, also known as the Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ.

Saint Petersburg Tsar city

  • Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan, neoclassical style resembles the temples of Ancient Greece. Its set of colonnades distinguishes it from the rest of the buildings on Nevsky Avenue.

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No More Tourist Buses in Paris

No More Tourist Buses in Paris City

The inhabitants of Paris (France) claim more space in the streets and to achieve it. It will seek to prohibit the entry of tourist buses into the city center.

No more tourist buses in Paris
No more tourist buses in Paris

 

Emmanuel Gregoire, Deputy Mayor of Paris, informed that it is necessary to attend to a complaint from the inhabitants of Paris. It is about securing more space of circulation in the streets of the City.

samsonite Lugagge

The way to achieve this is to prohibit the entry of tourist buses that circulate in the center of the city of Paris. We are talking about all the companies that have tourist buses.

No more tourist buses in Paris

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Florida Renaissance Festival 2019

Florida Renaissance Festival in 2019

The Renaissance :  was a fascinating period in history when Europe made the transition from the Middle Ages to the modern era. The transformation was marked by art, clothing and cuisine.

This season is recreated every year at Quiet Waters Park in Deerfield Beach – Florida USA. The Florida Renaissance Festival 2019 is nothing less than the 27th anniversary of this event.

Florida Renaissance Festival in 2019
Florida Renaissance Festival in 2019

Days and Dates. Hours – Prices

Saturdays and Sundays, February 9-10, 16-17 and 23-24, and March 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, and 23-24, 2019. Monday is added as school day, February 11. The school day is open only to schools that have previously registered. Each weekend has a specific theme.

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Few Places That Hate Tourists – Tourismphobia

Tourists Go Home !!

This is a job where information is collected about the problem of tourism impact in some places. In some cities rational precautions are taken: But in others (very few) an alarming syndrome develops. The turismo-phobia.  The turism-phobia. Here is the information that could gather, more personal experiences having personally visited four of those places.

Barcelona Hate Tourist

Barcelona – Spain

Ada Colau shortly after taking office as mayor in 2015: “We do not want the city to become a cheap souvenir shop”. He put Venice as an example. The freezing of licenses for all the new hotels and apartments for holiday rentals, the fines for AirBnb, the projects for new tourist taxes and the studies to limit the number of visitors are the reasons that this blog uses to include in this list. 

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