Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg
... and maintaining an empire. Also, to create a Russian city that would rival Amsterdam, London, and Paris.
*War between Russia and Sweden
*Significance of Peter’s travels through Europe
http://www.rmg.co.uk/explore/sea-and-sh ips/facts/explorers-and-leaders/peter-t he-great
As soon as I emerge from the subway, I am amazed. ...
... I realized that there was no way the camera could have fallen out of my bag. Then the green t-shirt came to mind. I ran back to the group and told Anastasia to call the police because I would need to file a report. As soon as I said that, I saw green t-shirt go around a corner at the end of the block. I ran around the corner and grabbed him and demanded he tell me where my camera is. He immediately started swearing at me (in English, which was ...
... beaches, complete with free shower facilities, designated dog parks, wakeboarding center, running tracks and exercise equipment. All of which further added to the Scandinavian image of being uber fit. It is strange to think that for 6-8 months of the year it is entirely under snow and unusable. We camped overnight at what seemed to be Helsinki’s ‘make out’ point overlooking the sunset. Apart from the trickle of romancing teens it was a lovely spot. Our ...
... realize is that they encounter the same, if not worse, problems when they try to get Canadian or American visas. European countries don't give them the same grief. So it's quid pro quo. Who knows which came first. Back to the day's activities. In the afternoon we went to the lesser palace of the Yusopov family. They were nobility and friends of the Czars, but their claim to fame is that their younger and only surviving son, Felix, (after the older one ...
... making this up, I assure you! I try and find the plate but fail to find it. Perhaps it was in the Peterhof Palace? Or was it the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow??
I keep coming across a young couple - she is dolled up to the nines so I can't miss her - for some reason she reminds me of "our Aveline" out of the Scouse sitcom "Bread" who always wanted to be a model. We find ourselves in the same room, along with a load of Japanese, all wanting ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services