Prestige Sport

Address: prospekt Dobrolyubaya 14, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 198199, Russian Federation | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

Churches and the Romanov's

A travel blog entry by vickia on Jun 05, 2015

48 photos

... been made. Yes, I was both abashed and annoyed. As the next English tours were 12.00 and 4.00 we settled for the 10.00 Russian tour with the English audio guide. Ah well, needs must. We put our bags in to a locker, no photos, and donned our paper overshoes for the tour. Basically we tagged along, and looked at the various exhibits with the help of some English labels and the audio guide. What can you say, the unsurpassed quality of the pieces is absolutely ...


A travel blog entry by italiancan on Sep 08, 2014

1 comment, 4 photos

The Russians call it girls's summer, our equivalent of Indian summer, sunny and near 70 degrees today. A miracle as this city only has 60 days of sunshine a year. We met our tour guide Tatiana and driver Sergei, group of 16.
First impressions of city, large, brightly colored buildings on a grand scale along the Neva River. First stop, Metro- escalators take you down, down, down ...

First Day in Russia!

A travel blog entry by wendler on Aug 02, 2014

9 photos

Arrived in the early am. St. P is another hour ahead from Helsinki so we are now 8 hours ahead of the USA! and its only dark for about 5 hours here right now! Big port outside of the city with 4 ships currently docked, big and small. Princess, Regent, us and Silversea. Huge soccer stadium being built nearby for the next World Cup which is taking place here. Had a bit of a snafu this am. Went through Russian immigration which was scary. Immigration lady looked like a member ...

Behind the Baroque Facades

A travel blog entry by madanaki on Apr 28, 2014

4 comments, 12 photos

We searched for an hour near our hotel and finally found the laundromat and were relieved to let the Babushka do our laundry for us. Yay, clean laundry! We then tried to get our train ticket to Tallinn, Estonia. The week before we'd successfully managed to purchase our tickets to Moscow, with a little bit of written Russian from our hostel helpers. This time we had some written instructions from our guide, Olga, but the train Gods weren't ...

Struck by the clouds of cruel fate

A travel blog entry by timthelibrarian on Sep 04, 2013

1 comment

... were rebuffed by Natalya, Pushkin received an anonymous letter informing him of being awarded membership in the "ancient order of cuckolds". This slight to his honour couldn't go unanswered so Pushkin challenged D'Anthès to a duel. On a cold January day in 1837, the two met with pistols drawn. His friends late recalled that Pushkin reached the firing line first, but D'Anthès fired early and hit ...