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Day 15 St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by jblackley on Jul 15, 2014

3 comments, 5 photos

... to go to them for loans!!! At the height of their wealth, they owned land the size of Belgium and owned 300,000 serfs (slaves/peasants).

The palace and it contents were left to the Russian people by Zinaina Yusupov who had fled Russia during the revolution, especially after her son Félix had been banished for his role in killing Grigori Rasputin and wasn't allowed to come back.

The interior of the palace was just as impressive ...

Route march

A travel blog entry by noyelles on Jun 16, 2014

34 photos

... us up & drove like a madman to our hotel which is quite near the main street. The drive in was on an elevated toll way passing many ugly blocks of flats & derelict factories but the central area is quite smart.

After booking in we walked to find an ATM as we had no Roubles but it was bitterly cold, as was our room. We returned for a complementary 'English Tea' of tea & a few biscuits & then a couple of hours later had dinner, ...

St. Petersburg Wrap-up

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

11 photos

... hot steam room to the point where your nostrils are burning, to jumping in cold tubs of water, to showering, and (the best part) hitting each other with Eucalyptus branches, which are supposed to be cleansing for your skin but which quickly turned into battle weapons. All Russian's remarkably have internalized "banya" as part of their culture, and I have yet to meet a Russian who does not partake in the banya. Definitely an experience, and one which you could not ...

Clifford Finally Made It to Russia

A travel blog entry by karenshaver on Aug 14, 2013

1 photo

We drove for hours today and then experienced a fun time while Cliff enjoyed finally visiting a country that has captured his imagination since he was a boy. Our first stop was the The Peter and Paul Fortress. Yes it was still raining but undaunted we continued with the itinerary. It was a colourful fortification including a golden church, military buildings, and ...

Saint Petersburg... (Uncultured Brits)

A travel blog entry by where-ez-is on Jun 10, 2013

1 comment, 10 photos

... really like 10, but him & Georgia, wake up at like 6 every morning & get bored waiting for everyone to wake up. Some of us ventured a bit further out of St pete's and went to see Petergof gardens, then decided to spend the rest of the day in a pub waiting for the first train. When we got back to the hostel & we were getting packed ready to leave, their was a Russian soldier in the kitchen with what we guessed was his bit on the side. He seemed ...