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... can read and decipher. It's a bit of a sport, and I surprise myself sometimes that I understand the gist of an announcement (for instance at the boat or train) or even a question from a Russian guest at breakfast.
As if we have lived here for years, Sisi and I walk to the Neva River and take a hydrofoil boat to the Peterhof. I like boats, I like the sea, but here I miss the true boat. We are locked up inside, no open deck, no smell of the sea, no ...
It was an impressive start to the majestic grandeur I was to experience in St Petersburg
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We sailed overnight, went through a couple of locks this morning and docked at tiny hamlet that seems to exist solely for the tourism dollars, called Mandrogi. But it is a delightful little town, taking one back about 70 years. Horse drawn carriages, looking more like authentic vehicles than simply tourist carriages, will take you around, but we walked the perimeter in about an hour or so. There are only 100 or so inhabitants, ...
... just what we managed to see in a couple of hours. One could easily spend a week in this place without getting bored.
It would have been a much greater pleasure had it not been for the aforementioned swarm of tourists... Good grief, there must have been half the population of India in there and it was HOT! 28C outside, 39C inside, does no good for body odour and blood pressure. Oof, some of the nasty whiffs that passed by...
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However, in four weeks I will be doing a lot of traveling. The last weekend of March we are taking a group trip to Moscow and then the following week we have no class so we can go anywhere we want. It looks like I'll be going to Greece for three or four days and then taking a train to Istanbul then flying back to St. Pete. Super excite!
That's all for now.