Hotel Ibis St. Petersburg Centre
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Flew in from Istanbul with a whole load of Russian ladies returning from a shopping spree there. Wealthy, well dressed and only sporting the best designer clothes, handbags and glasses. Slim, manicured and ever hair in its right place, the can be admired on how they make an effort on looking good.
There are no queues here. Everyone just …
... 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 ...
... been in our team before) and – wonder of wonders – we actually won! So that’s two nights on the trot, so maybe we’ve now got our brains in gear!
After the quiz we just sat for a while, talking and drinking, then it was back to our cabin and off to bed.
Wednesday, 17th ...
... got strapped back on, where they live always when we are travelling, and we counted our blessings.
Last stop was the fortress of Peter and Paul, which contains the church where all the Romanovs from Peter the Great to the poor mixed remains of Tsar Nikolas and his wife and children are buried.
And hence (by now 2pm) to the Elva factory... Gray and I getting a bit alarmed about what had happened to the lunch "break." It's not the food, ...
... a relief. The apartment is in an old building but the inside has been redone and is very spacious. It's near the covered market and central to our needs. I love Budapest. It's a capital city with a human-dimension. Not too many tourists, not fast-paced, not too many cars, good public transport and plenty of things to see and do. We spend 6 days in Budapest, taking our time to visit the city, do our laundry, homework, paperwork and relax. We enjoy the hot baths but the kids are ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Ibis St. Petersburg Centre St. Petersburg
The hotel room was small, very very small, very uncomfortable ! The bed was very uncomfortable ! If it was any more uncomfortable, we could be called the Flintstones - Fred and Wilma ! Lol !
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