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I can see why so many people love this city. Closer to European feel than Moscow. Beautiful canals, shops, parks and restaurants. Really the life of Russia! Went to the Hermitage (palace of Catherine the Great), went to the ballet (Swan Lake), and of course to the vodka museum, to enjoy ...
Yesterday we enjoyed our last real day in Moscow. We have come so far in our navigational skills and consider ourselves "Moscow Metro Experts". We found our way to the Vorobyevi Hills (we think) and later the Triumphal Arch- where we of course took a selfie. Then we saw large shiny objects and fountains and decided to check it out. This led us to Park Pobedi WWII memorials and Victory Park. (We are still confused on how they think WWII came out). Then we concluded our day walking ...
... ended up going to this cute little place around the corner. They sent over a Spanish waiter as a surprise for our Spanish friends. This turned out to be a nightmare because he didn't speak English, and we were all looking at English menus, he had a Finnish menu, and the girls were struggling to keep switching from English to Spanish so much. It was a mess, and he got a few things wrong in the order, but it was a delicious meal! I may have payed around 30 euro for it, but I had ...
Last night I visited the Liverpool Bar, renowned for 60s & 70s live music, mostly mediocre but last night it hit the spot perfectly with an excellent tribute band to the Beatles, headed by a woman with a great voice aided and abetted by a cracking pair of lungs. The lead guitarist was an odd one though (there always is) he was the double of the chap on the 118118 advert but with the same dozy ...
... after Saint Peter, one of the patron saints of the city. The other is Saint Paul. Thus the name of the Fortress we are seeing today. Also, it is interesting that Peter I named it a German style name ("burg") when it was not a German city. He had traveled extensively throughout Europe as a young man, the first Russian Monarch to do so, and wanted the name to reflect the fact that this was another great European city, on par with Amsterdam at ...