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... war memorial with a bronzed army man statue surrounded by tended gardens - very local. About a 15 minute drive through the country side and we arrive at the Kirillo- Belosersky Monastery which sits on the banks of the White Lake ( so called we think because of the low white grass lands that surround it) Built in the 13 and 14th century by St Cyrill is it a huge area. 30 acres inside the fortress walls with about 8 churches that we saw. Everytime some nobleman ...
... was essentially just an old railway siding that had been filled with around 80 refurbished engines and carriages. There were early 20th Century steam locomotives, Soviet era missile carriers, original Trans Siberian carriages and those little carts that are powered by moving a handle up and down by hand. I took dozens of photos and got told off again, this time for climbing on an engine, when an erie metallic voice boomed out of some speakers the second I took a step on ...
... to travel around St Petersburg as independent travelers rather than being on a tour.
Peter and Paul’s Fortress was an interesting place and built with Amsterdam in mind, therefore the main cathedral where a lot of the Tsars were buried looks like a Dutch building rather than a traditional Russian Orthodox church. We did get to see where most of the Tsar’s were buried,including the final Tsar and his family who were moved in the 1990’s.
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... married in the Palaces and Cathedrals, but you have to wait in line all day in January (in the cold!) for a June date. It's customary to take photos around the city center. On one corner of the Cathedral is a monument to the damage caused during the 400-day siege of city by German bombs. You can see the holes. People hid under Cathedral. Apparently the Germans bombed at same time every day, so people could prepare and stay out of harm's way. ...
... for our final excursion in Russia. We bought some souvenirs in the port before we got on the coach as I wasn’t sure we’d have time when we got back. Again, getting on the coaches was rather disorganised but we got our stickers and got on our coach without too much hassle. The weather wasn’t particularly great – it had been really rainy and grey but we were hoping that it wouldn’t cause too much of a problem as we were to be in ...