Videos tagged with "summer"

Vorontsov Palace [08:18]
Vorontsov Palace belonged to one of the wealthiest families of Russia's 19th-century. The grandiose building took 18 years to construct, and was designed by Englishman Edward Blore as a blend of styles with Gothic exteriors harmonically neighboring Moorish elements. Construction began in 1830, and in the summer of 1848 the place was completed with the addition of three pairs of white marble Medici lions. They were installed alongside the central staircase leading up to the palace. For three generations, the Vorontsov Palace belonged to the Vorontsov family. After the October Revolution, in 1921, the palace was nationalized after which it was converted into a museum. In 1927, the palace's Shuvalov wing housed a sanatorium. During the war, it was Field Marshal Erich von Manstein's personal headquarters. During the Yalta Conference, Winston Churchill and his British delegation were given temporary residence within the Vorontsov Palace. For several years after the war, the palace was used as a summer residence for the Soviet secret police; and later as a trade sanatorium. In 1956, the palace was once again reinstated as a museum.

Livadia Palace [06:13]
Formerly granted to Lambros Katsonis and then a possession of the Potocki family, the Livadia estate became a summer residence of the Russian imperial family in the 1860s. They built a palace and a church there. Nicholas II's father Alexander III died there. Subsequently Nicholas had the palace torn down and replaced it with a larger structure. The Yalta Conference was held there in 1945, when the palace housed the apartments of Franklin Delano Roosevelt and other members of the American delegation

Livadia Palace (Crimeea, September 2012) [04:39]
Short filming i made while in a tour through Crimea in September 2012 This is former Livadia Palace, a summer retreat for the last Russian tsar, Nicholas II. The Yalta Conference was held there in 1945, when the palace housed the apartments of Franklin Delano Roosevelt and other members of the American delegation. Today the palace houses a museum, but it is sometimes used by the Ukrainian authorities for international summits. The song is by the instrumental duo called 2002 - River of Stars

Sea of Azov (Yurievka) Sun Beach Summer nice video [04:30]
Home video, not professional :) Olympus pen e-pl1, Helios 44m-6, m.Zuiko kit

Odessa Ukraine, summer 2012 - walking around (with Bonnie Somerville) [03:29]
I haven't been to this place for many years, and now I've decided to visit Odessa and re-live the memories. Everything is still the same, nothing has changed..very nostalgic. Hence I put the effect of an old movie, thats how I feel about it

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