Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg
Sidst på eftermiddagen d. 6. juli, ankom vi til Skt.
Petersborg lufthavn, og fandt nemt ind til centrum. Vi blev hurtigt klar over,
at vores hotel lå et stykke væk fra centrum og at vores metrostation ikke lå i umiddelbar
nærhed af hotellet. Vi blev enige om at en bus nok ville være smartere og vi
besluttede os for at finde en bus …
... meant we could go forward.
Once we got in the van, most seats had been taken so Deb and I were separated - one of us in the front and me in the back of the bus for the entire 8-hour tour. Generally St. Petersburg is like other large city with the exception of a few things – more specifically – the trams look very, very old and the yellow traffic light comes on just before the red traffic light turns to green (novel idea I ...
... one. My mission was to calculate how much time it took to walk around. MORE THAN FOUR HOURS! I was even unsure whether I had walked to every exhibit room. Every room was decorated with different color of ceiling and walls, with varied types of exhibits, and even the light color was different. In sum, the atmosphere never repeated. Among exhibit rooms, I felt like time-travelling, going through one space to another. That was the magic of the ...
... The priest and several people were waiting at the entrance to the church with flowers. I guide briefly left us and found out that the Patriarch from Jerusalem who had been to an island in the Gulf of Finland to bless a church, had unexpectedly decided to pay a visit … until he arrived, no one was allowed inside the church.
We decided to wander around the Fortress, had a very nice chocolate ice-cream and then we saw a queue at ...
... take a ride around the old town in a horse carriage to celebrate Nina's birthday. Big smiles all around. There's a big park a couple of kilometres away and we head there for the afternoon. We play football, rugby and the kids have a run-around (me too). Anna receives a call that the money from the sale of the house is in our bank accounts. Time to celebrate! We buy a bottle of champagne and picnic in the apartment. Today we take a local train to a suburb of Krakow to a ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service