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... because of her blue eyes, lined with white columns to represent her creamy complexion and covered in gilded golden carvings for her blonde hair. Originally Catherine had the entrance of the palace placed at the far corner of the front fašade so that everyone who visited would have to walk the entire length of the palace and be reminded of the power and wealth that she and Russia had at the time.
Inside the palace each room seems to outshine the next ...
... kids. Of course we came upon a rude soul at the check out counter, a pretty typical thing to run into and my biggest pet peeve of Russia. The woman behind us, told us to hurry up and pack our groceries as it shouldn't take THAT long to put your food into the grocery bag ( in Russia you are your own bag boy). My cousin responded that " she is sorry we got in her way, since she seems like she is in SUCH a hurry", the woman responded with more negativity to which my cousin ...
... more spectacular then Versailles, in France. Photos do not do it justice. Back on the bus to St Petersburg and on to our canal boat tour.
By now the sun was trying to shine and it was a bit warmer. The tour boat was about 45 minutes and took us through the canals and under many bridges. From here we could see the many world heritage buildings, museums and churches.
Lunch today was served in another palace, much smaller then the ...
... just under 8 hours so most of the passengers promptly settled in for sleep. Before the rails lulled me to sleep, we met a cool English speaking Russian dude named Martin. He promised to help with some of our logistics in Moscow.
Notes and impressions:
The hostel we had in Saint Petersburg was not nice. It had ugly brown carpet like material on the floor, very high ceilings with acoustic panels and fluorescent lights, like a ...
... for dinner. Ordering was a bit of fun but as it was a buffet like place we were able to fumble our way through. Not long after that we were in bed, preparing for a big adventure the next day!
Our first full day started out by fighting our way through the breakfast buffet at the hotel. It was packed with tourists and there were only really big tables. We shared with this other very messy elderly Asian couple and it was difficult to move around ...