Friday, May 19, 2006

Russia # 301 ( 2003)The Neva is a river in Leningrad region. It is the main thoroughfare of St.Petersburg. It is crossed by 10 bridges, including 8 drawbridges. The Neva has bold shores, but most of them have embankments. Several upper platforms of the embankments are figured with sculptures of sphinges, one of which is featured on the stamp.

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