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Scarlet Sails 2013 : before, zen, after

russian version

Once, by chance and thanks largely to the good people, we were able to visit the rare roof - Old Saint Petersburg Stock Exchange Building that adorns architectural complex of The Spit of Vasilievsky Island.

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Moreover we spent there whole "white" night, and though it was short at this time of year, but it is unforgettable.

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Indeed we observed (perhaps from one of the best platforms to view it) the most beautiful light and pyrotechnic show that only happens in our region only once a year - the holiday "Scarlet Sails". Grand spectacle unfolded in front of us, shaking imagination by crazy spectacular nature of what is happening, so it was difficult to believe even myself.

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Through this you go crazy, becoming receptive as a child - the joy of an event fills all body cells. And they captured this delight forever...

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In the morning there was a beautiful sunrise: the noise of the crowd and loud music and of thousands of bursts were changed to a barely perceptible note of dawn.

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At such moments the soul dissolves into contemplation and for some time forgets everything, including its own shell.

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And then it turns out that herewith I still had time to take some pictures, so expensive now to my heart.

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Tags: cityscape, roofs, russia, saint petersburg, scarlet sails
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