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... The city is full of tourists, lots from Japan and China and with 6 cruise ships all in port at the same time today. The morning of the 26th we ventured out to the Peterhof palace about an hour from the hotel. It was the former palace of Peter the great, considered to be one of the leading Tsars. It was built to replicate Versaille in some way and the interior is just as ornate as I remember Versaille to be with lots of ...
... and gardens with beautiful tulips everywhere. Amazing and satisfying and fantastic day. finished off with Russian icecream - very very nice! Back to the boat for a well earned rest we finally were able to access the wifi and rest our weary feet. captains reception ( a bit of a non event) some cocktails in the lounge dinner and celebrating the boat leaving. All good. another day done as we cruise out and up river towards Mandrougi our next stop. We pass many houses built on the ...
... we were exhausted after a day as there is so much to see and take in, we barely scratched the surface.
To sum it up a beautiful, elegant and romantic city.
The drama began when we had to go and catch the train, we had passed the train station in the afternoon and decided to pop in and check out where the train was leaving from. However our train was not mentioned on any departure boards, a little concerned by this we asked the receptionist at ...
... the Leningrad region through disruption of utilities, water, energy and food supplies. This resulted in the deaths of up to 1,500,000 soldiers and civilians and the evacuation of 1,400,000 more, mainly women and children, many of whom died during evacuation due to starvation and bombardment (during this time 260 Leningraders were found guilty and put in prison for the crime of cannibalism). Economic destruction and human loss in Leningrad on both sides exceeded that of ...
... enough gold leaf to support the economy of a small country. The Grand Hall was 1000 square metres of white and gold, nearly enough to blind you. The highlight however was the famous Amber Room. This room has three walls made up completely of inlaid amber panels - truly stunning. Apparently there is about 6 tonnes of amber in the room.
The most interesting aspect of this palace as well as the one at Peterhof that we saw on our first day, ...