Holiday Inn St. Petersburg Moskovskye Vorota
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... yell at a teenage boy to remove his head hat. I didn't wear a head covering. I find it asinine. No one said anything to me. We went to St. Isaac's. We got tickets to go into the church and climb the church. They called it the colonnade to climb the church. It snowed today and was really cold. I could see all of St. Petersburg from the church. This church had both mosaics and paintings. We went to ...
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At arrival at my point of departure I faced three separate stations next to each other and one across the road. I was going to St Petersburg (formerly known as Leningrad) and needed to find the entrance to Leningradski station. Unlike my driver in Mongolia, who delivered me all the way the train door, my current driver had just dropped me off and had pointed in the general direction.
While waiting, several trains pulled ...
... an easy day. We walked to the summer palace and gardens and had a picnic in the park. We saw about 5 different weddings with brides dresses putting big fat gypsies to shame! We then settled in the Hermitage gardens for about 4 hours reading our Kindles and sunbathing.
Tomorrow we change hotels to check into the place where we pick up the tour for the trans mong railway. There we will meet the group we will spend the next 17 days with – lets hope they are a good ...
... housed some of the political prisoners of the late 1800s onwards. Many of the inmates were from the 'Will of the People' Party and some of those had taken part in the assassination of Tsar Alexander II in St Petersburg, Lenin’s brother included. Trotsky was also held here for a while after the 1905 uprising.
We then went to the cathedral which was not as ornate as some of the others we have been to but this had the added interest of containing the tombs of the ...
Saturday, June 12
We set off about 8 am for part 2 of our city tour and I forgot to record any of it. The photos will remind me of what we saw but the highlight was obviously the Hermitage Museum or Winter Palace. But first we had to pose for an official group photo in a park with the Church of the Spilt Blood in the background. ( Surely the Russian name for that church does not really translate as 'spilt blood'! ) It was raining so umbrellas were up as we trouped across the ...