5th Corner Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Free parking
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Our visit to the Summer Palace on Monday was spectacular, gold and more gold! Lida picked us up for an hour's drive to the Gulf of Finland. Christof another tourist (Frenchman living in America) came with us. We passed the residence of Putin on the way. Peter the Great built the Summer Palace at Peterhoff to rival the ones in Versailles, it is ...
Our adventure has begun. After a lovely Christmas with the family I started to feel quite sick with anticipation and stress about our luggage. We had decided to do carry on only so I had to get down to 7kg of packing. After several attempts and stuffing my large jacket pockets to the brim we did it. It meant we can easily carry our luggage and don't have to wait for baggage. ...
... then on to the Kunstkamera (Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography, with amongst other things, the strangest/most grotesque collection of specimens in jars), and in the evening we enjoyed a beautiful recital of Russian Sacred music at the Church of the Saviour on the Spilt Blood (named in memory of Aleksander ll, who was assassinated on this spot).
... 19th to the beginning of the 20th century. We visited one of the most important rooms in the palace, the actual rooms where the murder of Rasputin took place.
In 1916 a group of the city's noble elite, including one of the Grand Dukes and led by the prominent anglophile Prince Felix Yusupov, conspired to kill the one man who they felt threatened the stability of an already war-torn Russian Empire. Grigory Rasputin, a peasant and self-proclaimed holy man, ...
This is a much delayed blog entry, our apologies! We wrote the St Petersburg blog using the iPad whilst it was offline, then updated the blog online before reloading the iPad ... and lost all of the blog entry that we had done! Here is a quick canter through what we got up to in St Petersburg and the last part of our trip through Northern Europe, Scandinavia and Russia.
The train journey from Moscow took ...