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TravelPod Member ReviewsNevsky Hostel St. Petersburg
cozy and quiant. Right next to the Hermitage and the Cazan. SUCH a great place for the location and price. The location is what really makes it worth it.
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... crowds. We are taken through the building room by room and get to see some of the magnificent artworks without the usual shoulder to shoulder crowds. As the Hermitage collection is made up of over 3 million pieces of priceless artworks. we are only shown a small proportion and told that to view the complete collection would take up to 8 years. Luckily we don’t have that much time as although it is absolutely amazing, you do get tired of seeing one original Rembrandt or Da Vinci ...
... 400 photos to sort, so was up late. Now how to reduce the 400 photos to about 30 for today's blog.
When Video Girl was sorting her photos she realised you don't produce great photos through a rainy window on a moving bus which she apologises for.
She sat in the Centrum on the 4th floor of the ship listening to a lovely blues band. She was quite liking this live music at night. I think she was starting to get ...
... to the enterance, on ticket signs, on the map we grabbed and on the description cards in front of each piece. Thank goodness!!! When we had made it through most of the 2nd floor we decided it was time to get down to the business of enjoying some art. So we headed over, only to find the door that led to the few rooms was closed! Oh well, there was more upstairs. Climb climb climb...but all we see in the rooms that the map called out as 19th-20th ...
... I gave it a try.
It was surprisingly good. I had always feared that the beet flavor, which I don’t particularly like, would predominate. But the soup was basically a beef broth with lots of vegetables, beets among them. It was almost like a very mild French onion soup without all the cheese.
The main entrée was a tasty but tough beef stroganoff.
Back on the bus, our guide kept up a continuous ...
... to show stamped documents from all of the hotels where we will be staying. I picture someone in a small room, flickering florescent light overhead, walls painted a suitably institutional colour, pretending to keeping track of the great hordes of slumbering invaders.
We did the visa dance, but had no time to prep the what to do and how to get to it once we arrived, except...(cue the kids laughter) ...