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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... like I'm going to have to get my pictures pretty sharpish tomorrow morning.
And it looks like Lenins Mausoleum could be closed (shame, there's nothing like seeing an embalmed body that's been dead 80 years !
At least floodlit St Basil's Cathedral looked as stunning as I thought it would and Gym (goom) is all lit up too.
Lesson learned (I should know this)....never go out without your camera ...
... a golden angel and it is believed that as long as that angel sits on top of the cathedral that the city will be protected and can never be captured. This was reinforced by the fact that even though the Nazi’s surrounded the city they never actually made it into St. Petersburg to conquer it. One time in the late 1800’s the angel did in fact fall off of the cathedral and a young peasant took it upon himself to climb to the top using only a ...
... a month as a pension so he has to raise other funds by guiding tourists. However he said he has $100 pa deducted from his pension so he can have an all expenses paid holiday at government expense in a resort once a year. However he will have to share a room with a stranger. He admired my jacket and seemed to want to buy it, but stopped when I said it was my father's. Later he wanted to know the worth of my ...
... a lot of people probably wouldn’t have noticed it. Definitely glad we went to see it. We went along to Murano to meet Dean and Paul – we sat outside to wait for them and watched as they walked straight past us and along to the restaurants at the other end of the ship. It wasn’t formal night but we all dressed up anyway since it was a special occasion. Apparently, as they came down in the lift dressed in their dinner suits, Paul and Dean ...
... br> The Yussapov family, whose wealth reportedly exceeded that of the Romanovs, had a magnificent palace, now fully restored and in fine condition. It includes its own beautiful little theatre. With their sort of money, why bother to go out to the theatre when you can have the show come to your home? And it was to their basement that poor old Rasputin was invited for his poisoned cake and wine, and where he was shot when the ...