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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Pets allowed
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... but he died before it could be completed. Each wall in the study is covered in panels made completely out of Amber and the rest of the room is decorated in ornate carvings gilded in 24 karat gold and painted to match the rich hue of the amber panels. You were absolutely not allowed to take pictures in this room so you’ll have to take our word for it as to how beautiful it is…or employ some 21st century research and just google ...
... is an onion. I chose the closest apple picture and printed that ticket, maybe it'll pass I thought? How well do you know your pink apples? Apparently they know them pretty well.. " this is the wrong price tag" I am told at the check out. " I know, there isn't a button set up for this type" - I say. " do you want to go reweigh it?" - I am asked. Hello!! Did you not hear what I just said???? She leaves to go check, which is very rare, usually they tell you it'd not their problem and ...
Everyone said Saint Petersburg would be amazing, the Venice of the north, Russia's best city. While the city is nice, it still feels like it's trying too hard to be Paris or Rome. I didn't particularly like this city. Maybe it was the rain then the sweltering heat, maybe the lackluster hostel, either way something just didn't feel right there. The people however were great, Alexander, Diana, and Julia proved that Russian hospitality is alive and thriving ...
Ahh what can I say about one of the most amazing cities in the world. Unfortunately, the weather did not cooperate. It was cold, rainy and foggy. We had a late start today because the ship had a problem at the last port and we were delayed by about 4 hours. We started out about 3 hours later on our tour. Our tour guide Natasha was amazing. She rushed us through all of the sites to make sure that we didn't miss anything.
We started out with a drive through the city. ...
... Tsar Nicholas the First. Very cool. We were then off to see some more churches and a point in the city where you can overlook the giant canal that runs through the city. It was very pretty and along its banks they had even put down some sand and called it the city beach! Crazy.
We stopped down by the water to do the "good luck" deed of the city. There were two bronze griffins down by the water and it is said to be good luck to rub their ears and whisper ...