Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg
Comme d'hab, on prend notre temps pour
partir de l'auberge de jeunesse. On a décidé de changer un peu de
chemin pour explorer d'autres quartiers de la ville ( vérifier si
c'est beau partout ) et se rendre au pont Panteleimon ( plus joli de
la ville selon le routard ). C'est un peu loin, mais on commence à
avoir l'habitude ! Le …
Ce matin, le réveil se fera donc sur
les routes. La nuit a été très chaude. Malgré tout, j'ai quand
même réussi à bien dormir. Je suis donc moins fatiguée que ce que
j'avais pensé même si la nuit a quand même été courte. Arrivée
à Saint Pétersbourg : il fait moins froid que ce qu'on
pensait. On sort de la gare et on se met en qu …
... that she grew up and was raised in Siberia. She was very informative and at the odd time somewhat critical of the current Putin regime along with an obvious dislike for Hitler and the destruction that he directed throughout the city.
One of most interesting side trips was a ride on the SPB Metro subway or underground. To begin with we were warned not to take any flash photography in the station or underground – this was ...
... br> Continuing my foray into Russian cuisine, I ordered the Kulebyaka (traditional Russian) pie and the Ukha soup, both of which quite tasty, though the pie I'm sure would've been even better warm. Going down the list of soups, I've checked off yet another one. This concoction is a 2 fish broth that was very flavorful and pleasant.
In the afternoon, a few of us decided to tackle half of a self-guided walk we found on the maps from ...
... fall in love with "old" stuff. Not gonna to like post office in China any more.
I set a schedule to meet my host Nastia for dinner, but the way back was hard. I got lost without doubt. I asked a lady randomly about where was the metro. Surprisingly she replyed me that she could only spoke Russian and Dutch!! OMG, why Dutch not English?? Later on I found out that the cold war left the Eastern Germany and Russia "close" in some ways, so ...