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Day Two in St. Petersburg

A travel blog entry by herbguhl


... s been doing this for 10 years and he knew his job well. We were fortunate to have him.

St. Petersburg is home to almost five million people and not the prettiest city in Europe. Most of the older buildings are brick with a painted stucco coating, which in many cases is badly in need of repair. The Soviet era apartment buildings where many citizens live, are truly ugly and in need of repair. But it is a city with a fascinating history and we very much enjoyed our two days ...

Lenin, Hockey games, and Price Waterhouse Coopers

A travel blog entry by ryan.diplock


... to top tax-payer in Russia (try bringing that mentality to the US, can you say end of government shutdown). Rosneft, has an incredibly interesting history; it was created in 1993 as an oil exploratory company but remained quite small and insignificant until it managed to buy all of Yukos' (The biggest oil company in Russia) assets for pennies on the dollar. How did this happen? Mikhail Khordorkovsky, the founder of Yukos and ranked at the time #16 on forbes list ...

Raining in Russia

A travel blog entry by bobjanescott


... Stopped for lunch at a fairly basic (described as one of the best downtown) restaurant where the food was fine but probably wouldn't rush back there. Glass of champagne, bottle water and shot of vodka plus stodgy food. Spent the afternoon walking round the Hermitage which is huge and packed with tourists. We had to queue up for about half an hour in the pouring rain to get in. There ...

April 2013

A travel blog entry by passera


... we say good-bye to our friends who have to work while we organize our journey. We've bought food for the train journey and we take public transport to the train station. The backpacks are still heavy but the shock is gone. We leave them at the train station while we waste a couple of hours wandering around the Louvres gardens. After my favorite Quick-N-toast meal, we take the night train to Munich. The kids are very excited! We're using our eurorail pass and we're in ...

Petrodvoerec Palace

A travel blog entry by kburavlov


... also made of gold. The fountains were mostly fish, Greek mythology characters, kids and other animals. There was one fountain that had a channel that went all the way out to a sea. We got to see many cool and interesting things. From where we were we could see a big and beautiful church. It was a great experience. ...


This hostel, located in the 1 area of St. Petersburg, is near Blockade of Leningrad Museum, Admiralty (Admiralteystvo), Transfiguration Cathedral, and Applied Art Museum.
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