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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 …
... know the road rules.
Eventually we stopped at a boat station but our boat wasn’t there. Our taxi driver was very good and asked lots of questions only to discover that our boat was at a different boat station. So, the taxi driver crossed over the river and we continued on down the river until we came to a second boat station and luckily our boat the Lev Tolstoy was there.
Nan, Pop and Aunt Sal were so happy to finally arrive at the boat ...
... tourists and half a gazillion tour buses everywhere in the square in front of the church. The Japanese tourists used to be the most annoying ones with picture taking but the Chinese have beaten them hands down. IRRITATING in capital letters!
Then we went to see the highlight of this city, the L'Hermitage Museum which is housed in the Winter Palace. It is the biggest museum on the entire surface of this earth and spans over four buildings: the ...
... m sure the image of “a changed Russia” was exactly the image they all came away with.
THE HERMITAGE If one is visiting St. Petersburg’s museums in historical order, the next stop might be the Hermitage, whose collection was begun by Catherine the Great. Where Peter bought pickled babies, Catherine bought Renaissance art . Today that collection is housed in Catherine’s Winter Palace and has earned its place as one of the ...