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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... very ornate staircase known as the Ambassadors' Stairs. Apparently, when an ambassador visited the Tsar or Empress, they ascended the Ambassador’s Stairs. I am unclear on whether the audience took place in the Peter the Great Throne Room or the St. George Hall. Regardless, they were both stunning spaces.
The Peter the Great Throne Room was a little more intimate than the huge expanse of the St. George Hall. The throne room had ...
... fresh and we were ready! We found the place and there was one lady working, one girl sorting her clothes and plenty of machines. There was a kiosk with a touch screen where you selected what you were getting and then paid (only in Russian) so we went to it, deciphered the symbols next to options and started going. But that was the wrong move! The lady who worked there had a lot to say about this and it didn't sound encouraging. We said "sorry...uh...English?" (See? Fresh minds! ;) She ...
... it was such a feast for the eyes. I've been to so many palaces before but I was still blown away by the grandeur.
One room had giant wall size canvases but the wall was divided in four by four separate canvasses. One room was white with gold detailing, there was a red drape room, while another had tinted chandeliers in different shades from top to ...
In marked contrast to yesterday's clear sky and warm temperatures during our full day (and evening) in Moscow, our third day in port in St. Petersburg dawned cold and wet.
We picked a relaxing excursion that began late and involved a minimum of walking.
The bus took us downtown to a Metro station, where our guide explained that the subway station was the deepest in the world. It would take us five minutes, just to ride the escalator down to ...
Tuesday 8th July
Hearty breakfast on board and just as well as last night's statement regarding not knowing how we would handle the arriving in St Petersburg leg, was quite prophetic
- Got off boat without realizing we would need a departure pass to qualify for the shuttle bus into the city.
- Bus driver took pity on us and dropped us on Bolshoy Prospect (road we needed) ...