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... on the site of the assassination of Tsar Alexander II (2nd March, 1881) hence the name "Spilled Blood". The inside of the church is decorated in colourful ceramic mosaic tiles. We finished the day at St. Isaac's Cathedral, a stunning Russian Orthodox Cathedral decorated in the Catholic style. The central gold dome is one of the largest in the world and is covered in 220 pounds of gold. Like the Church of the ...
... Each room oozes money and extravagance. Gold, mirrors, painted ceilings, fine porcelain, expensive patterned parquet flooring; it is so bling and over the top, but somehow it works. Michi was very excited about the Bernsteinzimmer/Amber Room. It has been reconstruction as the amber panels disappeared during WWII when the Wehrmacht occupied and badly damaged the palace. No photos allowed and we were ushered through at even greater speed.
We then drove 2km down the road to ...
Day 5 - (Don't) drink and drive
Good thing that we did not have to drive on our own and that we visited the automobile factory before drinking beer.
No difference between people and machines?
This is what I felt when we were walking through the factory of the automobile producer Hyundai. I got the impression that people were a part of the assembly line because it all ran so smoothly. The processes were harmoniously coordinated. ...
... were unbelievable.
I found the same thing with the Louvre, I was more impressed with the building than the artwork inside. And with the Hermitage being the second biggest museum in the world (next to the Louvre), I should have expected all the artwork to be housed in a pretty impressive building. Everything was impressive inside, from the floors to the ceilings.
... have played charades with me know just how much I suck a this game so I can only imagine how comical I must have looked. It also lead to a very awkward moment where he put his hand out in front of him, naturally I assumed it was to shake hands so I placed my hand in his and shook vigorously then pointed to myself and said 'Alisha'. His response? A very loud 'Njet', a shake off of my hand as if I was carrying some infectious disease and then he grabs my luggage. I guess a hand shake is ...