5th Corner Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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- Free parking
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... We could hear the roar of the crowd after each boom, and the city went wild after the finale. It's not quite dark yet and I'm not sure how dark it will get. We're so far north (almost to Finland) that they have white nights here in summer, where it's light 24 hours. They're not quite there yet, but leading up to it means it's light for a while. At 10:00 it looked like 7:15 in SF this time of year. I can't imagine it being daylight constantly. I think it would mess up your sleep cycle, ...
... so we just found the few pieces that we'd heard of; Monet's Waterloo Bridge, Picasso's Absinthe Drinker, and some Rodin sculptures (although not The Kiss, which we'd seen in Paris). We then just wandered around the former state rooms enjoying the splendid architecture, although there was next to no information on the rooms' former use. Some of the outfits on display looked good and I got told off for trying to take a photo of Wendy standing next to one particularly ...
... the collection considerably, and she and her successors built the Hermitage collection in large part with purchases of the private collections of the Western European aristocracy and monarchy. By the time Nicholas II ascended the throne in 1894, he was heir to the greatest collection of art in Europe.
After the Revolution of 1917, the museum was opened to the public, and its collection was further augmented by the addition of modern works taken ...
... the feel of the city and visiting another beautiful church building: St Isaac's Cathedral.
Russia has been a new and exciting place to visit though throughout the trip we have been aware of the differences in culture between Europe and Russia. Here, people are not desperate to take your money or sell you things, if ...
... us the most was the isle full of vodka along one side. There were lots of different types with prices ranging from about £5 for 500mls to about £20 for the same.
The weather was quite decent on the Sunday and we were taken on a bus tour around St Petersburg which was a little annoying as there were no photo stops and it wasn’t really worth it for getting our bearings either, but then to Peter and Paul Fortress which was the original fortress/ ...