magic

St.Petersburg

«Paris for lunch, dinner in St. Petersburg.»

Wilhelm II

beautiful

Italy

«Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go.»

Truman Capote

wise

Russia

«It’s frightening how free a Russian man’s spirit is, how strong is his will! No one has ever been so much torn away from his native soil, as he sometimes had to be; nobody ever took a turn so sharp, as he, following his own belief!»

Fyodor Dostoevsky

Istanbul - photographer Anikin Vadim
majestic

Istanbul

«Either I conquer Istanbul or Istanbul conquers me.»

Mehmed the Conqueror

mysterious

Israel

«If I am not for myself who will be for me? Yet, if I am for myself only, what am I? And if not now, when?»

the Jewish scholar, Hillel