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On this day we stayed on board. It was great to have a days break between excursions. The photos today show a little of the beauty of St Petersburg.
So on for the on-board activities. We played mini-golf, had a session in the gym, completed some Hapkido training, a quick dip in the swimming pool and generally relaxing.
For our evening meal we were seated next to a Swiss couple. Their ...
... next floor up was really impressive. It had all sorts of treasures like Russian icons, gigantic sized bibles bound in jewel encrusted gilt silver, and lots of important trophies, statues and serving pieces all in intricately decorated silver that had belonged on the dining tables of all the czars as well as porcelain sets. The highlight of the Armory Museum was 13 Faberge eggs and many other Faberge items. They are just so much more exquisite in person than in pictures. The detail is ...
I woke up this morning, having had an awesome night sleep, to be honest nothing could have been worst then the night I stayed in Moscow. I was greeted with a hot cup of tea and pancakes for breakfast. The train was about an hour from St. Petersburg so there just enough time to eat breakfast and get ready to depart. I hadn't eaten my food pack last night so I took it with me for lunch or something later on. When the train pulled into the station, I let ...
... the house that Peter preferred over all the palaces. He wasn't one for all the pomp and circumstance. He understood it's importance in making Russia look rich and powerful to other countries, but he preferred the more simple things. This is typified by Montplaisir. It's a very small, simple house consisting of two wings with only 5 or 6 central rooms. It's very intimate and I could definitely see why Peter preferred it. I stood looking out of the window of the dining room overlooking ...
... murdered. Very nice but much, much smaller than what we're used to seing, Did a boat ride through the canals this arvo. Set sail tonight at 6.30pm so WIFI will be doubtful for next 5 or 6 days. We'll have to wait and see. Time for a few pain killers - cheers. Ps check out the down pipes in the photo's. storm water just pours out onto the ...