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Jun 25, 2004 - St Petersburg, Russia

I won't keep you in suspense about our overall impression of St. Petersburg - basically, it was a let down for both of us. I had heard great things about the city from lots of people and seen beautiful pictures of the city. Charlie had fond memories of the year he spent here in college in 1987 88. Unfortunately, it seems that the city has not made many improvements in recent years and maybe has even gone down hill since the 1980s. The beautiful old buildings I had seen pictures of are still there, but they don't seem to be building anything...

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