Herzen House Hotel St. Petersburg
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... and tasted more like cherry coke than anything. I took a day off bc I needed to sleep since I've been staying up so late conversing with people. I learned how to get to the ballet and to the bus station tomorrow. The hall that the ballet is in is very nice. I arrived early, and they don't start seating until 7:15 for a 7:30 showing. I'm next to a bunch of Asians. The lady next ...
... countries and found out by questioning people on either side that most people were afraid; not of a someone starting a deliberate war but a technical problem or fault could cause a rocket to go off.
The leaders at both sides knew what war was and I think that they wanted to prevent what had happened in WW2 or worse. I read some interesting words in a book I have been reading during the last few weeks. They Greek praise –singer ...
... was assassinated on the embankment. Hence the spilled blood bit.
Next we headed to the 3,500 year old Egyptian Sphinx's on the other side of the river .Along the way we were hassled for the first and only time by some Russian souvenir mafia clown (with a bruised cheek/eye trying to sell a small dagger at close range – he took a bit of extra convincing than most pests but he finally got the message we weren’t ...
... in the museum looking at (among other things) a mummified body in the Egyptian exhibition, paintings by Picasso and Van Gogh, and ancient Russian archaeological finds. Leaving the museum suitably “cultured up” for the day we proceeded on a nice stroll home.
The walk was cut short when we heard live music coming from the bar near the hotel guys flat – Russian covers of old 60's tunes – aptly named the “Liverpool Bar”. We spent the ...
... in the turn to Autumn.
St P has a clear Western and Russian mix. On the one hand you can be listening to Russian folk music, then later dancing to the latest tunes in a club. Not me though, I barely have smart enough attire to enter a museum, let alone a bar or club.
A few things of interest that I saw were everyone dressed like it is December in the UK. Thick coats, ...