Hotel Mir

Address: Ulitsa Gastello, 17, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 196135, Russian Federation | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg, Russia (Day 5)

A travel blog entry by t_b_blanchard on Sep 07, 2015

33 photos

... considered to be the greatest Russian poet. One of his ancestors came from Ethiopia when he was kidnapped by the Germans as a very young child and given to the Tsars as a gift. He was raised as part of the Tsar’s family and not as a slave. When he grew up he married a Russian girl and a few generations later, Pushkin was born.

Maria drove us back to the ship where we said our good-byes having had a wonderful ...

Pete's Place

A travel blog entry by 1tripnicksimone on Jun 26, 2015

13 photos

... Shame they screwed it up in the long run.
With our reflection on 20th century history over it was time for dinner. Here we again excelled ourselves in mis-judging the restaurant! The one thing we hadn't had in Russia that we wanted to was Caviar - so Simone spotted a menu outside a little restaurant on the way home which included it. The place was called the Literary Cafe and seemed nice enough on the outside so we wandered in. The waitress gestured us upstairs where ...

A Walk With Nadya: Absorbing St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by crowdywendy on May 14, 2015

1 comment, 34 photos

... even difficult for her to explain that our Australian phone would not work in the country and we needed to buy a cheap as possible local one just for use in Russia and hopefully one that would work in the Caucasus. We walked away with a very simple little device and hoped it would do the job. I am sure the staff sighed with relief as we left. I know we did and I bet Nadya did too.


Tall spires of ...

Russian Christmas

A travel blog entry by lishinlondon on Dec 22, 2013

145 photos

... box throughout my childhood.

We ended the day by visiting the Moscow State Circus. I do love a circus however without being able to understand the filling story it was a bit of a challenge to follow. I was surprised when after intermission a giant safety ring was erected surrounding the stage and when the lights were switched on twelve giant tigers were revealed. I didn't realise that animals were still used in circus in this day and age. Initially I was wowed and the sight ...

Hunt for the White Whale

A travel blog entry by timthelibrarian on Sep 06, 2013

1 comment, 10 photos

... breakfast I made my way to the Mikhailovsky Palace where the main collection of the Russian State Museum is housed. Like the Hermitage, I decided go do a targeted visit and see just what I most wanted to see. So I concentrated on the older galleries and left the more modern art for another visit. The audio guide was very good. I got very excited to see the classic works by Repin such as "Barge Haulers on the Volga" and Surikov's ...

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