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... the wrong direction. Back on track we went and found the Hermitage Museum and the Marble Palace. It was getting really cold and both of us had been struggling to get to grips with the 5 hour time difference from our last destination we went back to the hotel for a snooze before going out again later in search of food and drink
As we didn’t have much time in St Petersburg and allot of the things were ...
... two bridges rise. They do that so seagoing big ships can get through. The schedules are fix and all major bridges are affected by that from April to November. Every evening people watch this from hundreds of little and big boats and from the riverbanks.
This day tops the one with the most steps I have done in one day (in 24 hours). I walked over 32'000 steps!!
... t see the point. The prizes are laughably small.
While working on the quiz, I talked to a woman sitting near me. I struck up the conversation because I saw she was reading Maeve Binchy, one of my favorite writers to read when I’m traveling. She told me she had gone on a tour just of the Hermitage yesterday and it was so awful she and her husband both decided to stay on the ship today. And the funniest thing was that she said her husband ...
... walls, people smoking along the stairwells (legal here for now), the building has character. When we arrived a crowd of twenty police officers were in the process of surrounding the building, but - as at the border - they simply laughed at our bemused looks as we shuffled through them in search of the hostel. I still have no idea what they were doing.
There is a peculiarity about the design of the Apple Hostel which is still bothering me. It has no living room. Instead, ...
... for more than an hour…..so much to be said before we set off for the first ramble to the centre.
It is a nice sunny day, but the temperature is only 4 degrees. I dress properly ….wearing so much because I know that we will be walking a lot today.
I am not used to wearing such heavy clothes, and what bothers me most is the fact that I have to take off my gloves every time I am taking a photo.