5th Corner Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
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It was grey and cloudy this morning. My last day in this great city. A quick walk around the corner from the hostel and I was outside St Isaac's Cathedral. It's the largest cathedral in the world. What is it about St Petersburg ?? Everything takes your breath away. Inside the cathedral, it was stunning. Murals of all the different patron saints and gold statues and ...
... years in this place. It is huge. Having had a taste and making an agreement with myself to return and spend a few days here, we left after about 2 hrs. There was more of St Petersburg to see and the crowds were doing my head in.
We had some lunch and then headed out on what felt like a 20km walk. Over the Neva river to Paul and Peter fortress. Everything is just big and beautiful. You can't even get buildings or ...
We had a quiet morning at the hotel before embarking the Sapsun train to Moscow. There was plenty of room with a card table arrangement for our set of four seats. The train travelled at around 200kph but was very smooth. The dilapidated nature of both country dachas and Stalinist era apartment blocks was a recurring theme. The general vista ...
... was a very fast train.
Very soon an official looking man arrived to check our papers. To enter Russia you must have a special visa as well as your passport. Fortunately, all five of us had all the correct paperwork so we were permitted to continue our journey into Russia. Peter and I asked Nan why Russia has very strict rules about who enters their country. Nan explained that Russia had been in conflict with the western part of the world for many, many years ...
Tuesday, 16th July 2013
This morning we woke up to find ourselves in St. Petersburg, Russia. We had actually been here before; in 1996 when we stayed here for three days as part of a tour of Russia, and in 2002 when we had an overnight port of call on board the Caronia. Today was the first of a two-day ...