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Igor Ribin

Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg, Russia

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Last login 25 days ago

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Overview

  • 27 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Russian
  • 49, Other
  • Member since 2009
  • whatever comes my way
  • Higher and higher
  • From St.Pet represents
  • Profile 90% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

I am a man on the mission

ABOUT ME

I am small and insignificant

PHILOSOPHY

I work to live and not the other way around

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Not much

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

It was trippy

Interests

Some

Music, Movies & Books

Love them

One Amazing Thing I've Done

It is in the pipeline

Teach, Learn, Share

Join the bunch of enthusiastic locals practicing walking tours in English around Saint Petersburg.
The purpose of this project is to create interesting walking tours around the city of Saint Petersburg, for English speaking audience.
Saint Petersburg is full of surprises, and without doubt, is best experienced on foot with a guide.
You've probably already heard, that Saint Petersburg is often called an open air museum in itself.
Each building in Saint Petersburg is an exhibit with its unique history surrounded by mystery, intrigue and even murder.
There is no better way to see Saint Petersburg than to take a guided walking tour around the historical center of the city.
You will not only see beautiful ensembles and royal palaces in Saint Petersburg but would be able to find out about its creators and owners.
Learn the history of Saint Petersburg, was it a curse or blessing for its inhabitants.
You'll learn this and much more about Saint Petersburg.
Learn about socio-economic progress of Saint Petersburg, during certain period of time in conjunction with the development of architecture.
Along the route we usually talk about Saint Petersburg's historical personages, so you'll get a crash course on Russian history as well.
Tour guide should be academic, yet not overloading you with the details, I can be entertaining, yet informative at the same time.
So if you are "Intellectually curious" and btw it is not a strict term, the walking tours in Saint Petersburg are just up your alley.
Tours in Saint Petersburg are supposed to be personal, very informative to show the real nitty-gritty of the city.
Usually the fine details often overlooked for the more popular highlights in Saint Petersburg.
Of course, the highlights in Saint Petersburg are available for anyone who asks.
Saint Petersburg was called borrowed and the most inconsequential city in the world.
So to see through this tangle of different quotations you need a real tour guide in Saint Petersburg.
To be a good tour guide in Saint Petersburg you need to be professional and it is a lifelong process.
I became an expert in such areas as architecture, European art history, religion etc.
But where I really exceed, it is a Russian history, which is everywhere in Saint Petersburg.

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