Hotel SPB Vergaz
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- Continental Breakfast
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- Non-smoking hotel
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... further helped to explain in my mind the political upheaval in the country of the early 20th century (and the resulting rest of the 20th century). One of the celebrated achievements on the wall of the church was an act, in 1862, forcing the abolishment of serfdom! With the absolute opulence that we had seen the day before (and in Moscow) and then the idea that peasants were still a. literally peasants! and b. legally tied to the enforced indebture to their "lord" I can empathise with ...
... with the fact that we had no aircon (the city was going through a heat wave), the walls were paper thin and the neighbours were not the quietest of people. During our time in St Petersburg, we visited some amazing places and the building design and architecture throughout the city was spectacular. One of the places we visited was the State Hermitage Museum which is located in the centre of St Petersburg. The building dates back to the 18th century and is ...
... Russia with American music playing in the background ...this really is Superpower stuff. The portions were massive but everything was fresh. There is a cracking good glass and porcelain museum at the imperial pottery. Quite breathtaking and a feast for the eyes. If we were going home on Monday we would have treated ourselves to a pair of beautiful coffee cups and saucers. As we head off to Moscow on Monday we resisted temptation!Perhaps one of the ...
... soviet era cars about the place, strange mullet haircuts, stern officials and for some reason brides (we saw at least 10 per day) everywhere as well as, extravagant Stalin-era architecture the whole city was an experience and one that immediately demanded more than 72 hours. Our first day we visited Peter and Paul’s fortress where Peter the Great first established the city. Here we saw also the associated church, old political prison and military museum (all ...
... This morning there was a lecture by a wonderful Russian historian on the Romanoff dynasty which helped me understand a bit more about how the czars were able to live in such decadent opulence. As Nini reminded me, this is not uncommon historically, and I know that is true ... still. But the Czars,, like early British monarchs and those in many other countries, I expect, were considered God's anointed on Earth, and ...