Crazy Duck Hostel

Address: Grivtsova pereulok, d. 6, building 6, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 190000, Russian Federation | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

Aboard the Sapsan: From Moscow to St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by crowdywendy on May 13, 2015

18 photos

... to bud and only a few trees had begun to flower. From what we could see, individual farm plots looked no more than a few acres and most contained plastic greenhouses. Monotonous silver birch forests clad the mostly flat, and generally nondescript landscape until we reached St Petersburg.

To our surprise we found the seats on the Sapsan to be particularly hard and after fours hours travel, we were quite uncomfortable. We ...

Route march

A travel blog entry by noyelles on Jun 16, 2014

34 photos

... for Dick & beef stroganoff for Jane, neither was too impressive.

Tuesday 17th June

Had an email from the travel agent in Perth claiming the driver here couldn't find us at the bus station & were we lost? Told her all was well.

Another *********** the tourist trail. At 10 am our Russian guide, Tatiana, a trim 50 ish, arrived & off we drove as Tatiana lectured us in almost incomprehensible English ...

Joining the Club

A travel blog entry by vontiki2000 on Jun 04, 2014

15 photos

... to the Hermitage for a second day of sightseeing (I mentioned it was massive, right?). This time, we made a beeline to some of the upstairs exhibition halls, one of which contained Peter the Great's throne. After a few more hours of taking in all the pompous artwork, armor, furniture, and other museum pieces, the burnou began to set in. We left the Hermitage and started our way back towards the hostel, stopping at Mikhailovsky Gardens to sit and relax for a short time. ...

St. Petersburg Wrap-up

A travel blog entry by ryan.diplock on Oct 22, 2013

11 photos

... a large American LBO firm, bought Imperial Porcelain in the early 2000's thinking they could work some private equity magic on the company....wrong. They gave up after only a year and a half, succumbing to the communist-nostalgic company culture of laziness with little to nothing to show for their attempts at making the company more efficient, and the Russian's deeply offended that someone let "Imperial Porcelain" a syllogism of Russian pride, be tastelessly bought by ...

The Hermitage

A travel blog entry by kkelly432 on Sep 04, 2013

1 comment, 5 photos

... and child paintings now, having viewed them by painters of every age and from every European country, I believe. Then there are the Old Masters, the Rembrandts, Rubens, VanDykes, on and on and on. Then the impressionists and all the way up to Picasso, But in general each room is devoted to art of one country and in some cases of one artist. One needs to remember that originally this was a part time residence. Of course many of the ...

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