- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... Russia's main church. Then it was only natural to use the world's largest church model. Kazan Cathedral was St. Petersburg's cathedral from 1811 to 1858, when Isaac's Cathedral was completed.
The cathedral was closed by the Communists in 1929, and from 1932 it contained a "museum of religion and atheism. This "museum" was very ideologically marked, and consisted mostly of ridicule of all religion. Today ...
... kitten. Typically, these cats don't let others touch them and locals know not to, due to possible disease and attacks ( in order to protect themselves or their young). But this kitty was different. She stayed on the steps as my sister spoke to her softly. She even let my sister pet her! You could tell there was much satisfaction from both ends. Then slowly the grey kitten started to raise ifs right paw and BAM! The ...
... by at just the moment when it swooped in like a crane and picked up one of these cylindrical bags to dump it (see pictures). Very different yet interesting.
Our weekend started off Friday night with a midnight skate. If I haven't mentioned before, the bridges here go up after 1:00 AM and some do not come back down until 5:00 AM...meaning if you get on the wrong side of the bridge at the wrong time you are literally stranded for 4 hours. This ...
... phone. Surprisingly, when I unwittingly interrupted her conversation, she said something to the person on the other end, and hung up to give me her full attention! She said she wasn’t good at English, nor from the area; but she listened to my plea and asked if I had a contact number. I did, and she promptly called it; and directed me to the right place (just a couple of unmarked doors down).
At the hostel I was greeted by a lanky disdainful American ...
... so not until the third night in SPB that I could have a real dinner with my host family. They are extremely nice for cooking me tomato soup and making pancake. They like tea too, so I was right bringing them some Chinese black tea. Nastya's husband doesn't speak much English, neither does her younger brother. You may guess that Nastya is the translator. Her brother is funny. I could tell how much he is curious about China ...