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... and every morning you woke up to (free) freshly made waffles. I could have quite happily spent a couple of days relaxing without leaving the building! But Nik informed me this wasn't part of the great adventure master plan, so we went off to see the Hermitage instead.
Which, OK, was worth leaving the hostel for. It has the worlds largest art collection, and over 3 million items in total (not all on display). We were dosed up to our eyeballs in Picasso, ...
... trying to sleep in the floor of the area in front of the toilet door because his compartment was too miserable. Anyway, not a position you want to put yourself in.
*Traveling by train in Russia
Luckily, this was not the case, as I finally see a Metro sign and I’m in the right place and headed into the famous former capital of Russia. A ...
... anything we have at home! Who wants to go to church in a plain little building, when you could go to one where it is 100% covered in mosaic?! Breathtaking!
The came to an end, and so did our time in Russia. It was back to the ferry before long; this time we had rooms for 2! Way less claustrophobic!! Lui decided she didn't need the seasickness tablets, and seemed to manage ok. We had planned on having a massive night and getting super drunk, but, due to the fact that it was ...
... I've seen ancient Egyptian, Greek and Roman artefacts before, so i decided to skip those galleries. As much as I love European renaissance art and impressionist paintings, I knew I can see them elsewhere so I pushed them down the list of priorities. Instead I decided to concentrate on Russian art, as well as the exhibits on ancient Siberia and the steppe.
Once I got my bearings, I made my way to the steppe exhibits first. Very nice range of artefacts from ...
... its gold dome coated with more than 200 pounds of gold; Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul; and ending with the Church of our Saviour on Spilled Blood!!! All of which were of little interest to us. We also had the obligatory shopping stop for 45 mins! We stayed on the bus.
Back to the ship at 6.45pm exhausted!
Had dinner in the windjammer cafe tonight - great sushi.
Into bed by 9.30 to get some sleep before another long day tomorrow.