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OKAY PEOPLE. DAY #10. Sorry for the delay, time for an abroad update. We don't have internet access on the ship so this is brought to you courtesy of the one, the only, Ali Kessler.
ANYWAY, the ship doesn’t take long to get used to… it’s small enough to not get lost but big enough to not be claustrophobic. Most people don’t know anybody coming in so it’s easy to make friends fast. Everyone is outgoing and ...
... halt near a row of similarly dilapidated mini-buses and pointed to another one with K545 in the window. This one also had signs saying 'Catherine Palace' and 'Amber Room'. Once on board the driver accepted our 70 roubles and we settle down for the 30 minute drive through the St Petersburg suburbs. Whilst the journey proved more troublesome than just following a guide in a group of other English-speakers, it somehow felt more real to be travelling there under our ...
... a little kitten, or whatever it was, on a piece of wall. There were a bunch of people trying to throw coins up there and get them to land on the little platform. Most of them were kids, though. I threw a good old 50-Ýre up there, and it only took me one try to get it to land up there. Yay! But I forgot to make a wish, so I guess I'll need to make my dreams come true all by ...
... is an onion. I chose the closest apple picture and printed that ticket, maybe it'll pass I thought? How well do you know your pink apples? Apparently they know them pretty well.. " this is the wrong price tag" I am told at the check out. " I know, there isn't a button set up for this type" - I say. " do you want to go reweigh it?" - I am asked. Hello!! Did you not hear what I just said???? She leaves to go check, which is very rare, usually they tell you it'd not their problem and ...
... modelled on a church that is in Moscow so I cannot wait to see the original version.
After the church of awesome we were off to see the Winter Palace of the Tsars of Russia. It is in the heart of the city and it is awesome. It is coloured almost a mint green and adorned with white columns and gold trimming. It is the palace that was stormed in 1917 that ended not only the Romanov line but the Tsars in Russia. Inside today is the very famous ...