Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg
... We followed a local who seemed to know their locations and just went with his lead.. Sped up and slowed as he did. Dan was at the wheel and we eventually arrived at the Estonia/ Russian border. I guess we were expecting to find police packing hardware and wearing stern, hard worn expressions. We thought we may be tipped upside down as Duster is French and we were three youngish Australians driving into their country. We presumed ...
... We checked with Real Russia, who said we only had to register if we were going to be in any city for longer than 7 days, so we decided to take our chances and based our decision on their advice. So, if you don't hear anything from us for a couple of weeks, please contact the Canadian Embassy in Moscow.
Scotty, the owner of the apartment, resides in Russia for the summer months and lives in Florida for the rest of year. He sent an extensive ...
... of which the Winter Palace is the largest and the main building ). The theatre where we're missing the ballet tonight is also one of the Hermitage buildings. We did a 2 hour tour of the Peter and Paul Fortress which is an Island unto itself. It was built by Peter the Great during his reign in the early 18th Century, but has never been used as a fortress. We were shown primarily two polar opposite buildings on the Island. First, the magnificent cathedral ...
... idea, and so it proved, with Smolnyy cathedral looming in the distance. There I found a map, and plotted a route. Not for me the 'in or not' decision at any juncture. No time, I'm off. On that basis, and with a couple of stops, after each of which I felt stiffer and took longer to get going, I walked and saw, at least Kikin's mansion, Tavrichevsky palace/garden, Summer palace of Peter the Great and Dummer garden, Eternal Flame, Marble palace, Peter and Paul ...
... in and dropped off our already overloaded bags. 23kgs is what I seem to have be opted to carry for the year...quite the what I have in there I'm not sure! The other thing I noticed about T5 was the lack of places to have a final breakfast with Mum, Dad and Jo but given that everyone had work to get to and the goodbye was going to be emotional, we thought it best to make a start.
The flight was only a few ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking