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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... Palace, and then of the original Grand Palace. The estate was equally popular with Peter's granddaughter, Empress Elizabeth, who ordered the expansion of the Grand Palace and greatly extended the park and the famous system of fountains, including the truly spectacular Grand Cascade.
Improvements to the park continued throughout the 18th and 19th centuries. Catherine the Great, after leaving her own mark on the park, moved the court to Pushkin, but Peterhof ...
... for just being excited to be here, or me wanting desperately for the day to go perfect for her. Well, neither of us would be disappointed. Our guide Nadya arrived, and we met our driver Slava, so we were off. Donna thought I was nuts, but I brought them both two packs of M & M's, and a Hershey bar to help get us a better tour. Hey!, American candy never hurt. It wasn't like I was trying to get them to defect to the west, ...
... by at just the moment when it swooped in like a crane and picked up one of these cylindrical bags to dump it (see pictures). Very different yet interesting.
Our weekend started off Friday night with a midnight skate. If I haven't mentioned before, the bridges here go up after 1:00 AM and some do not come back down until 5:00 AM...meaning if you get on the wrong side of the bridge at the wrong time you are literally stranded for 4 hours. This ...
... were fortunate to see many Van Dyck, Rubens and Rembrandts. Tired but happy we clambered aboard the bus for our return trip to the boat just in time to shower and be ready for the Captains “Welcome Cocktails” at 6.30pm after which we would set sail.
Setting sail was a fun affair with everyone on deck enjoying the atmosphere (and their cocktails). We all watched as we left our mooring and cruised slowly along the Neva River leaving St. Petersburg in ...
... grounds which are quite extensive and its (i believe) 152 fountains, all run by gravity (there are no pumps). Many of these are quite spectacular. We took an optional tour that allowed us to go through the palace itself, Our Guide, for the day was Tatiana and she was a wealth of information. The palace itself fell to the German's in WWII and was extensively damaged. Lennon in ...