City Hotel Comfitel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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St Petersberg - I'm not sure what I expected to find when I got here, as you will realise I am no Historian, my knowledge of history of any country is vague to say the least and I'm not a big reader but I love to see things.
That for me is what traveling is about breathing the air, seeing the buildings, walking the streets, smelling the food and watching the people.
What we did expect was for it to be cold - you think Russia, you think cold, but ...
... caught the gold and it glistened. We were allowed to take photos. The church ceilings were all painted in murals, totally covering the ceilings.
From there we were driven to the Hermitage museum which is also the winter palace. In here we were allowed to take photos. Geoff took plenty…I think he is turning into an art lover. There were works by Michelangelo and Leonardo De Vinci as well as many others on display.
We found out today ...
... tracking systems we walked and subway-ed to the closest one. It was a bit busy so ended up in KFC just next to it and stayed for about 1.5 hours making use of their WiFi and fast food of course (just a point of note, they have beer on tap in KFC here!).
Took a punt on there being a bus available to get us back and there eventually was after a bit of a wander and picking up a few groceries on the way ...
This is a great city, particularly the Church of the Savour on Blood which is exactly what you'd expect a Russia building to look like. I buy up all my train tickets here just in case they can't read or speak English further on in Russia. It takes two of the rail assistants about 45 minutes to work out my train itinerary and as I speak no Russian I think I'm ...
... braking. You could actually smell the brake pads. Although giving us additional time, we probably lost it in the recovery phase of the ordeal. I said it in yesterday’s blog the The Hermitage is one of the great museums of the world & adding weight to that assumption is that I endorse that. It is incorporated into the Winter Palace so you are ...