Hotel Anabel on Nevsky 88
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... local Karaoke bar. We made our way across the town to see how the russians do Karaoke. We ran into some friendly english speaking Finnish girls, Tiia and Heli, who were on holiday from their home town in Kouvola. They joined us for a drink and too wanted to see some Russian Karaoke craziness.
As predicted it was crazy and fun, with endless singers belting out tunes from russian rock anthems to Stone Sour ballads. (this is ...
... beautiful, filled with many old trees and very green. We passed a booth where for 500 roubles you could get dressed up in period costume...which I couldn't resist. Can't say that was on my list of things to do in Russia!
Following the Fontanka River, we made our way back to Nevskii Prospekt. On the way, Elena pointed out to me a very unusual but cute monument. During the siege of Leningrad, the population was starving. At first they ate dogs, then ...
... all-inclusive this time means that all the booze is free, so the freebies at the cocktail party sort of lose the thrill compared to cruises where they are the only free drinks and we try to have as many as possible.
Nevertheless, old habits die hard so we enjoyed three glasses of the free ‘champers’ each as well as one or two ...
... us directions on the metro system she sent us on our way. So the easy part was over, now for the Russian metro system! Although not a single sign had been translated it wasn't too difficult to find our way and after checking in to the Red House Hostel we got some shut eye to make up for a sleepless night.
That night we met the rest of the group and our honcho, Vlad. He took us to a nice little cafe where he gave us the low down on St Petersburg. We then ...
... in Berlin is spent at Charlottenberg palace. The gardens are nice and there's a nice play area for kids. They enjoy themselves for a few hours, playing football, rugby, climbing, making sand castles. These moments are great. So far we've been to cities that were familiar to us. Now we head to a new country and new cities. The train to Warsaw takes 5 hours and it's another uneventful journey. After the homework, we have lunch and then the kids watch a film. In Warsaw we get ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking