Austrian Yard 2
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Smoking rooms available
- Refrigerator in room
- High-speed internet in room
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... sights. As there are many, many churches in Russian cities some of the historic ones are still state owned (they were confiscated at the Revolution) and treated as museums so you pay to go in. St Isaac's Cathedral dominates the skyline and is a marvellous example of Russian classicism. The 250 step climb to the dome gives a 360 degree view over the city. Even though St Isaac's is a tourist attraction the Russian Orthodox Church has started services on Sundays ...
... or pancakes, at the local vegetarian cafe. They were delicious and relatively cheap. Afterward we found the Мегаф 86;н store for SIM cards. As the salesman was saying that he doesn't speak English, the woman to our left replied in perfect English,"don't worry I can translate for you." We were saved. For 800 ruples each we managed to get SIM cards with 5gb of data valid for 30 days in ALL of Russia, most ...
I feel at a bit of a loss today.
Feet have been far too ruined to get out and about today so had a very lazy one just in the hostel and round the doors to get myself sorted and ready for Moscow. Bit of a shame as there are so many more things I wanted to go and see but at the same time its still been interesting getting to the Russians in the hostel a bit better along with the other folk staying there.
... my Canadian friend and I's great distress, sold Alaska to the US for $7.2 million.
As an aside, Russian fire trucks and garbage collection process? Very different from what one might expect. Their firetrucks look like something from the flinstones, vintage early 20th century heavy pieces of machinery while the garbage is kept inside these huge cylindrical holes in the ground. The truck comes by every once in awhile, and we were lucky to ...
... at the bakery were frustrated with the way we ordered and at one point in the order told us we were done before we had a chance to finish ordering. They weren't as interested in customer service, it would seem. The piroshkis we got were filled with meat and cabbage, respectively, and were pretty good. Not the best cuisine we've had in Russia, but tasty and filling snacks. The girls wanted to spend some time shopping, and Oscar and I were beat ...