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... raised it from the dock.
Within minutes the ship was casting off.
They watched the ship manoeuvre out of its mooring space, in amongst 4 other equally large cruise ships marvelling at how quickly and smoothly it backed it, turned around and sped off into the sunset.
A show, dinner and bed followed there after.
Another day, another dollar, no, no, another day, another country!
... few moments in the cruise terminal with the Russian passport inspectors. I handed over my paperwork, and the woman in a spotless, starched uniform spent a long time comparing my passport with whatever was on her computer screen.
Finally she printed out a day pass with my name and other details in English and Cyrillic characters, to be collected when we returned to the ship after our eight hour tour.
It was about ...
... in one photo. We spent a lot of time just watching the world go by on the river and walkways. Even watching the the hydrofoils tear up and down the river was good fun.
Speaking of tearing up and down. Russia is a surprising place and I know I expected a more wild side, but I found it to be again full of structure and order. It could be any western city in the world, other than their driving!!. They speed everywhere. ...
... themselves - enormous, highly decorative in every respect, set to take advantage of the river view and the garden view. Then the individual rooms. I have no idea how many there are, but one could google that. However, each is expansive, hallways have series of arched ceilings so the effect is a bit like looking in mirrors that show the view of infinity, all floors were intricately inlaid wood. Every day thousands (many thousands) ...
... we hit the road? Getting through the Russian border went smoothly and then we stopped for lunch (can't remember the name of the place) Lunch was an included one and rather unusual - curried chicken - I am sure that is not traditional. Our driver managed to find his way into St Petersburg using a new ring road still being completed. We drove straight to the Peter and Paul Fort to visit the very impressive ...