Hotel Anabel on Nevsky 88
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... extensive but it was interesting to get to one point near the cruise wharf where the roadway diverted from an aerial abrupt end to the motorway. This will be completed when more funds are available. With St Petersburg growing rapidly as a cruise destination it is hoped that the major ring road will help transport cruise passengers to the sites more efficiently.
We planned evening activities so once our tour returned to the ship early afternoon we relaxed on board. ...
... was also a horseradish option. That was epic! I would never taste it again but wow the combination of the vodka burn and the horseradish burn was nuts. We then has starters and I had awesome Borshe soup which is a beetroot based traditional dish, it was delicious. Luke was much more adventurous and chose to have the Ukrainian specialty of salted lard. Crazy cracker! He got a plate covered in thin slithers of lard with some horseradish sauce to dip it in. He ate the ...
... salad, red caviar, mushroom soup, pancakes, one filled with meat and the other cabbage - just like piroshki, with a fruit cake and coffee to finish before an accordionist and two powerful voiced woman singers in traditional attire entertained the 120 strong gathering in stirring Cossack style. At around 1330 we headed off on our city coach tour stopping at the St Issacs Cathedral, the Rostral columns, the Church of the ...
... feelings of Nordic people, you know. But no spoilers! ;)
8 exams -
the number of exams I had to go through this week. Btw, having 10 in total, there are still 2 left to go for me. Well, Russia.
7 AM -
Just the time my daily alarm wakes up at. DAILY !
6th of June -
The National Day of Sweden I have never known about :D Congatulations, the country of tall blond Vikings and good music!
Sorry, dear Erik, I ...
Today we headed across to Vasilevskiy Island. Took our first metro from Nevsky Prospect to Gorkovskaya and headed to the Avrora Cruiser. This battle ship is moored off the island, and it is believed that blank shots fired off the cruiser in 1917 was the trigger for the 1917 revolution. The story is that the Russians deliberately sank the cruiser during WWII to stop the Germans from destroying it, then resurrected it as a museum! ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking