Courtyard St Petersburg Vasilievsky
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... s easier said than done as anyone without a Russian Visa or on a tour cannot just stroll off the ship and go sightseeing. The Russian immigration control are very strict and the fine for being ashore without a guide or visa is $400 or more. Visas cost about $200 each so we opted for the tour guide route. The weather is hot here, in the 80s and very humid. The locals are suffering greatly because the normal high is around 70.
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... 56-room palace really is. Apparently Catherine was found to have some 1,500 dresses in her closet – she never wore the same dress twice. Given that spring is still to arrive here in Puskin, I can’t imagine the look of the grounds when everything would be in full bloom – again spectacular.
Back at the ship – back through customs and back on board – tired after a long day. Deb and I decided we would forego Day II of ...
... a local park next to the Church of our saviour. It was really amusing because it was a beautiful sunny day for St Petersburg and the park was filled with lush green grass, only true to the Russian government there was a sign with rules about park usage. Some of these rules were no walking on the grass and no sports. We both joked that they might have just put under the rules "no having fun" considering all the things you weren't allowed to do. On our way back from this area ...
... congested with the constant movement of dredges, barges, tankers, cargo and logging boats without overloading it with too many cruise boats.
The Lev Tolstoy was just as I’d imagined her to be. After booking in and being allocated our cabins, credit cards and table number for dinner we went exploring to get our bearings. The boat had everything you need – lovely lounges, several bars, a small swimming pool, a great dining room with each ...
About 500 years ago the first Jews arrived in Russia from among other places, Lithuania, Germany and the Middle East. Our first stop of the morning is the Great Synagogue of St. Petersburg serving a community of 80,000 to 90,000 Jews. According to the cantor (who trained in Miami), the congregation is 'reservadox', although the women sit apart from the men. The building, dedicated in 1893 by Alexander III is large and ...