Comfitel Demidov Bridge Hotel
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... the cars in St. Petersburg are taxis however only 5% of the 30% are advertised as cabs. It's called the Underground Transportation Market and very common throughout Russia. They are usually normal, old, four-door cars that are black or red with single drivers. People trying to supplement their income and are a fraction of the cost of an actual taxi.
... 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 ...
... on the spot where Emporer Alexander II was assassinated on 1 March 1881. Built between 1883 and 1907 the church was designed in the spirit of sixteenth and seventeeth century Russian architecture. From here we enjoyed a short walk before boarding the bus, and were back through customs and the boat by mid afternoon. Who would have thought my first swim in the outdoor pool would come in Russia and glorious warm sunshine. According to the guide, Russia gets a mere 30 to 60 days ...
Everything has been going very well.
Classes are good. It's still rather hard to believe we’re able to take classes in such a beautiful setting (see below photo – first day of class – the sky is purple as the sun rises, around 9:30 in the morning). Last week was just language classes, and this week we started the electives.
The commute to the university is not difficult. I am near a metro stop, and ...
... the world. Our guide told us that for the items on display in the about 120 rooms, if you were to spend 1 minute in front of each item, it would take 7 years to completely tour the museum. We only had a few hours, so we had a brief visit. We were very fortunate to have an experienced guide that got to the head of the line in many places we visited. Thus, going through the Hermitage we didn't have the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed