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... host, handed out radios and ear pieces. This was so both guides could communicate in their respective languages simultaneously without disturbing each other’s group. Marina looked and spoke 'old school’. It was difficult to put an age on her. She could be anything between 55 and 65 and could have passed for anyone’s Great Aunt!!
It wasn’t long before the German speaking tourists were laughing as the German host must have been ...
... note that it was not until the 2000's that river control was finally sorted with flooding being a great problem. Houses along here remind us of Queenstown houses, steep roof ,schist, wood. Modern, large nice. We also noted that there were definitely shacks in st Petersburg and some really awful housing but to survive the winter here you would have to be warm. no lack of wood as the land is green and forested but not worked that well were we could see. The river is green to the shore and ...
This morning we are visiting Catherine's Palace in Pushkin about an hour away. We leave early to avoid the crowds but when we arrive, the palace is not open and we have to stand and wait in the freezing cold. Some relief is provided by some men dressed as soldiers playing brass instruments. Their party piece is playing the Dance of the little Swans from Swan Lake and doing the movements to go with it.
When we enter the palace our first ...
... a morning dress, a dress for lunch, a walking in the park dress, an afternoon tea dress, and an evening dress. They got more lavish as the day went on. Also on display were several gilded thrones, scepters and Russian crowns, all trimmed with Sable. One room was full of armor and golden harnesses covered in Emeralds and rubies, ostrich plume & bejeweled headdresses, whips, swords with bejeweled handles and other horse equipment covered in semiprecious stones. It was astounding ...
... back to Felixstowe, that's gone totally out of the window!). Fortunately I still had my food pack from the train, so that was breakfast whilst I was doing my planning. When everything was done, I went out for the 2 things left that I wanted to see, the Peter and Paul fortress and the St. Isaac's cathedral. The Peter and Paul's fortress was a bit of a let down, I wasn't expecting much but it was pretty crapy, I wouldn't waste ...