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... more vodka, he might sing us some more songs" but Video Girl had made friends with the ring leader of the pack, who piped up, "My friend, Video Girl, is the daughter of this Tom Jones look alike. THE DAUGHTER SAYS NO"
The ladies all listened to the ring leader, and the glasses of vodka were then all duly placed out of range.
They drove past St Isaac's Cathedral, it's golden dome coated with more than 200 pounds ...
... of the self service restaurants that were about and filled up on Borcht soup.
We loved St Petersburg and can honestly say that we would go back, there is so much to see.
If you’re on a budget the food & drink can be a bit expensive but not extortionate for a city of this size, most of the time you will find someone who can speak English and some restaurants will offer English menus. If you decide to go to the Hermitage - take a ...
Tatiana's rule, to gain entry to van, say good morning in Russian.
First- Canal boat ride, great way to see "Venice of the North"
Second-HERMITAGE,the highlight, years ago my book club read Madonnas of Leningrad, setting this museum during the 900 day siege of this city. I dreamed of visiting this place and today it was my reality. It did not disappoint- not only does it house magnificent works of art but in itself this ...
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We walked back to collect our bags as it wasn't that far, and this time we didn't get lost. We figured it was better to get to the station early to make sure we were in the right place and on the right train, than risk being late and missing it. Picked up our bags, and managed the subway with them without falling down the escalators. Had to change once, so lots of them to navigate. Found the ...
... of which the Winter Palace is the largest and the main building ). The theatre where we're missing the ballet tonight is also one of the Hermitage buildings. We did a 2 hour tour of the Peter and Paul Fortress which is an Island unto itself. It was built by Peter the Great during his reign in the early 18th Century, but has never been used as a fortress. We were shown primarily two polar opposite buildings on the Island. First, the magnificent cathedral ...