Monday, June 25, 2012
People look at an old-fashioned tall ship on the Neva River in St. Petersburg, early on June 24, 2012, during the "Scarlet Sails," a romantic holiday with laser show to honor high schools graduates. "Scarlet Sails" is the title of a story by Alexander Grin, the story of a young girl, who never gave up on her dreams and they finally arrived on the tall ship with the scarlet sails. According to the Head of Tourism in St. Petersburg, Marianna Ordzhonikidze, an average of 5 million tourists flock each year to watch the White Nights phenomenon from late May to mid-July, which is marked by cultural events including the "Scarlet Sails" festival.
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