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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... The Palace was total destroyed during the seige of Leningrad and they have reconstructed it to a standard which is exemplary. It certainly challenges any where else for gold and glitter. The Amber room disappeared during the war but the reconstruction is mind blowing. 11 million pounds spent and we'll worth it.
Later we went for an evening at the Hermitage, three hours ...
... poor in New Jersey that had good ties with with the Christian and Muslim communities, told me the story of how one day -- a Jewish holiday, they had no one to run a special event that the people they'd been helping had been counting on -- so the Muslim group came into their synagogue and ran it for them.
An American-Indian couple (from India not Amerindians) -- who I had an in-depth discussion with them about Vedanta (Peter and Yvonne Malykke - they knew of ...
... Nevsky Avenue (Nevsky Prospekt), one of the best known streets in St Petersburg and the centre of the city's many fine historic buildings. Originally planned by Peter the Great as the beginning of a road to Novrogod and Moscow, the avenue today is St Petersburg's main thoroughfare and home to famous sites such as the neo-classical Kazan Cathedral, the Art Nouveau Bookhouse, the Gostiny Dvor shopping mall, the Russian National Library and the Anichkov Bridge ...
... shop, bought a couple of prints and a great book on St Petersburg.
I left the Hermitage footsore but very happy. I stopped off at the hostel for a bit before meeting Elena at Ligovsky Prospekt to go to a couch surfers get together she invited me to. We made our way to the bar "Afrika" where I met some very nice Russians, including one girl who I chatted with for ages because she is going to be doing her masters degree in Sydney soon and she wanted to talk to a ...
... others in the group we were quite lucky, a couple of ladies who arrived on the earlier train did not get anyone picking them up, and others that arrived by plane had to wait about 1.5hrs until the next plane came in before they were transferred to the hotel.
The hotel itself is ma-hoosive! It takes us about 4 minutes to walk from the lifts to our room along one of the longest corridors I have ever seen in a hotel. The hotel itself is tired but clean, and does the job which ...