Avantage Hostel on the 24th Line

1-st line, d. 24, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 199004, Russian Federation | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

Day 19 - Helsinki to St Petersburg, Russia

A travel blog entry by emilyjms

5

... English by trying to copy Joe's license. The young customs girl came and took the form from her and led us to our car so she could translate while we filled in the forms. She was brilliant! Even when she didn't know a word she could describe it so we understood. Once filled in we took them back to the window where we further confused the other lady by being Australian with a UK registered car. Luckily another lady sitting beside her was able to help out ...

The Extra Stop - St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by meanderingmand

26

... on, I could find both the number before and the number after the one I was searching for, which was being strangely elusive. After some internal debate (remembering my harrowing train station ticket office experience in Moscow) I asked a young, leggy and impossibly pretty Russian blonde who was listening to music, if she could help



St Petersburg

. As it happened, she wasn’t listening to music; she was using her hands free kit to talk to someone ...

It's still glittering

A travel blog entry by dougo

2
90

... meeting back up with Julia for our guided tour inside. Inside the walls, columns and ceilings were richly decorated in icons made completely from mosaics … the work is phenomenal. We looked up to one of the cupolas and saw a "depiction" of a young Jesus how the artist imagined he would have been. We saw a canopy which had a bed of cobblestones which were the very cobblestones that fatally wounded Alexander II. We must ...

Mind-blowing Blizzard of Culture

A travel blog entry by john.babinec

39

... So I get there and after waiting for about 30 minutes in the freezing cold I finally get in. AND WOW! The place is HUGE! I had no idea where to start, but I had two English tours of both the Gold and Diamond collections scheduled so I had to manage my time around them. That's not easy because you have to meet at certain places for the tours and depending on where you are it could take you 20 minutes just to walk to the meeting point. So I had to plan my route ...

Russian debut

A travel blog entry by jamella

26

... took our bag (the one with our camera, passports and money) and set off out of the building. We followed quickly half of me thinking ‘this is amazing!’ and the other half saying ‘Uh-oh!’. Sergey’s lack of English didn’t disguise for long that he is a very sweet guy, if a somewhat crazy driver(!) and as it turns out is Sasha’s brother. Sasha had emailed me back asking if I wanted her to arrange a taxi to collect us but when I ...

   

TripAdvisor Reviews Avantage Hostel on the 24th Line St. Petersburg

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