- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Non-smoking rooms
- Refrigerator in room
- High-speed internet in room
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... spires, decked in gold that dominate the skyline. The city is often referred to as the Venice of the north and we can see that this was once an extremely impressive and regal city especially in the time of Catherine the Great, that has been allowed to become run down during the Communist era. Some of the buildings are absolutely stunning but all look as if they are in need of renovation, however the Russian government don’t appear to have the funding to do so. It is hard to ...
Limtech by this time had made friends with 5 retired school teachers from Malaysia who were on a trip of a lifetime together.
He offered to drink some of their vodka, which they had left on the table, Video Girl was saying, "No, no, no more."
He sung the ladies "Danny Boy," one of his favourite songs. He thought he was in with a chance.
The women were all laughing and saying "let ...
... in Russian. The conversation and body language was not looking good. The man just kept saying "No" and shaking his head while Nadya appeared to be pleading with him.
At last Nadya shrugged her shoulders, telling us that the Consulate-General was not in the office. He was actually in Egypt but the good news was that he would be at the consulate tomorrow. Apparently there was no way we could be issued Armenian visas without his authority. And that was ...
... with a Scott Joplin rag.
The palace is a magnificent residence, with huge rooms, beautiful inlaid wooden floors, elaborate gold leaf wall decorations, and frescoes on the ceilings.
Some of it is still being renovated, using the actual furnishings that were hidden from the Nazis in Siberia during World War Two.
The opulence is overwhelming and it's easy to understand why the common folk could be persuaded ...
... this structure stands out across the city. Of course, it doesn’t take much to stand out in St. Petersburg. The entire city is built on over 40 islands with soft, marshy ground causing nearly all buildings to be no higher than 4 stories. There are no “sky scrapers” in the 2nd largest city in Russia.
What was equally as fascinating as the sites we saw, were the discussions we had with the ...