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Cruise Day 8

A travel blog entry by jas20j


Depart 6:00pm

After a late night, this morning we had a leisurely breakfast and relaxed before heading out again after lunch.

Going through Russian immigration once more we joined our afternoon Panoramic St Petersburg bus excursion. The weather was still overcast but luckily we had no rain at our city stops. We drove past the extensive Winter Palace, Peter and Paul Fortress and stopped briefly at the Cruiser Aurora ...

Saint Peterburg, RUSSIA

A travel blog entry by trina.manz


... eat food. It was a great breakfast though! We started our day with a bus tour with our group. It is pretty cool driving through Saint Petersburg - the city is s grand and romantic. Everywhere you look there are opulent looking buildings and we saw quite a few on our travels. We first drove to Saint Isaac's cathedral which was a beautiful huge cathedral in the middle of the city. It overlooked a square (Isaac's square) and in the square is a giant bronze statue of the ...

Day 8 of Cruise

A travel blog entry by peterdot

... was obvious and the vastness of the art collection and the beauty of the rooms used to house it amazing. I still fail to see the merits of some of the old masters, whilst others stood out for their detail and skill in capturing the people and the moments. My favourites were the works by Picasso. The first time that I have seen any of his original paintings. I had not realised how large many were. After two hours travelling at speed through the many rooms and corridors of the ...

A mixed day

A travel blog entry by hughieanddoris


The day got off to a bad start when one lady in the group got her handbag stolen at breakfast. She had it on the back of her chair which generally you wouldn't do, but this was breakfast at 7am or so. She thought it had happened as she and her husband were picking up their stuff, organising themselves to leave. It wasn't that they had gone up to the buffet and left it.
I'm always ultra careful and only leave my bag on the floor at Hughie's feet if I see ...

My 40th Birthday

A travel blog entry by kburavlov


... with beautiful fountains and we imagined what it would be like if it were green and more spring like. Each of the fountains had Greek Mythological characters in the center of them and then beautiful designed gardens that surrounded them.
The palace was ravaged and controlled by the Germans in WWII. In the upper garden there were several photographs that showed what the palace ...


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