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... the actual hostel proved to be a very difficult task. I asked a girl for directions and she turned out to be American named Jackie, and really helpful. Together we managed to find the hostel and I checked into my four bed dorm and found out I’m all alone. I’m the only person in the whole hostel until Wednesday. While it’s nice to have a room to myself, I was also hoping to meet some travelers here, but it looks like ...
... main garrison for Peter the Great's troops to protect the harbour from marauding Europeans. More beautiful European style architecture here, of which Peter was a big fan of. We both love a good prison so we took a stroll through the Trubetskoy Prison and learned about the Bolshevik revolutionaries and the Tsar's senior men, post revolution, who were sent there. The Red Terror was talked about, essentially the army's hit squad sent out to ...
... after staring at a giant photo of St Basils on my wall at the centre of my vision board for the last few years it felt very surreal to be standing actually in front of it. Luck would have it that it was miserable and grey however from the back end of the church I got the blue sky and picture I had been dying to get. Surprisingly the inside of the cathedral was far more basic than I had expected and far less elaborate than the exterior.
Next stop came the Kremlin with its ...
... I was giddy with excitement when the sun finally rose and we saw snow!!! Lots and lots of snow!!
Once we got to Helsinki, we dumped out luggage at the 'reception' of the apartments we were staying in, and went (you guess it) shopping! We searched for hours for a fur hat for Dad, and finally found one! I was ready to get mad it he didn't appreciate it, because we literally searched every single day they were in Finland for this! (He loves it! :D)
Mum and I had a ...
... so just lots of looking and interpreting figures). The Church of Spilled Blood complete with its ‘ice-cream’ topped spires was next. Its interior was as impressive as the exterior covered in detailed mosaics and gold. It was build to commemorate the spot where Alexander the 2nd was assassinated and this was well and truly achieved.
I am glad we spent the time prior to landing delving into the history of the Russian people as it gave us a ...