Crowne Plaza St. Petersburg Airport
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- Airport Transportation
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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... in debt and didn’t value their national treasures so they sold it by weight and so she bought everything she could get her hands on. All the silver and gold was so tarnished that she couldn’t tell what it was until she got home and had it polished but she had an impeccable eye for art and she knew exactly what she was looking at. At this point, she was already a serious collector of 18th century French art. She bought two Faberge eggs, and 150 other items ...
... only thing I really wanted to see in St. Pete. The museum is the former winter palace of the Russian royals. So you can be sure that the place would be properly decked out and plus it's a museum now so there would be lots of stuff on display. To be honest I was only interested in the building. The state rooms I visited can only be described as 'wow'. It really does take your breath away. Hold and red everywhere with massive chandeliers hanging from ...
One hour to Helsinki - to put the length of this flight in perspective, I could have just watched the Lord of the Rings trilogy back to back - actually I'm not sure which would have been more fun. Needless to say Finnair is no flying kangaroo - seats are tiny, food average, and inflight entertainment almost nonexistent - in a stroke of luck Janelle and I have a row of four seats to ourselves - unfortunately it has fixed ...
... had been done on
Catherine's Palace after the German army set it ablaze when they
vacated it at the end of the war. The amber room was not like
anything that we have ever seen; every inch of the room decorated as
a mosiac with several tons of hand-carved amber pieces. We visited
`the graves of the former tsars and tsarinas at St. Peter and Paul's
Cathedral and fortress before bidding St. Petersburg a fond farewell.
Last year, we commented that ...
The Cruiser Aurora fired the first shot of the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917. It fired a blank shot at the Winter Palace giving the signal to the rebellious workers, soldiers and sailors of the city to storm the place. That shot triggered the Russian Revolution and was the start of over 70 years of Communist leadership. Now the Cruiser Aurora is a museum that is maintained by Navel ...