5th Corner Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... flag tag they had on their case. They are also doing the Helsinki St Petersburg 3 day visa free trip with Bentours. Finally we were down the stairs and into immigration, where we were engulfed in another chaotic mess of milling tourist, most of whom were from Asia. We had a nice time chatting with a couple of young Chinese students who were studying in Copenhagen. The Semester had ended yesterday so they were off travelling. As soon as we entered the hall after ...
... meant to be spectacular with icons out of mosaics. He was such a tired little vegemite, churched out, iconed out, frescoed out, cultured out, everythinged out and he said he just couldn’t do anymore and wanted to go back. I nudged him and said oh go on, just a quick look, we are not coming back. With a forced smile and gritted teeth he agreed. We went in and both our jaws just dropped. Tiny individual mosaic stones painstakingly put together, make up religious pictures and cover ...
... station. Thank goodness for non verbal gestures and pictures. I like arriving at train stations because they have ordinary people traveling not like airports that seem sterile and touristy. At train stations you see people going about their average day and gives an idea of the city. At the same time in cities like SP they have less signage in English (actually very little). In all the cities we had visited that had a metro station the international train station was next to ...
... where I found a whole other cathedral, covered in gold. It looked like a byzantine church down there. Absolutely astounding!
Of course, we saw the Red Square and the famous St Basil’s cathedral with its fanciful onion domes, each one looking like a differently decorated cupcake. I felt more like I was in Disney World than Russia, or that maybe I was in the world of the board game, Candy Land. What I didn’t know was that there is a chapel below each dome. I assumed ...
... their totalitarian, undemocratic and statist rule. When word reached Lenin of what was happening he gave Trotsky the job of stopping it. There would be no challenge to Bolshevik rule, and he would use force to suppress the rebellion. Meetings were held to try to convince the Bolsheviks to live up to the true spirit of the revolution, but when they realised that such a movement could spread and threaten their rule it had to be ...