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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... your 20s who cares? But now I REALLY appreciate what we've got.
3. Start finding your meeting point 30 minutes before the due time JUST in case you get lost.
As we did though Rick won't admit it.
Again, I had to pressure him into starting to find the meeting point early at the Hermitage and thank God I did as we were racing in the end, panic-stricken, trying to find the way from non-English speaking gallery guards, squeezing through massive ...
... The countryside along the Neva River (I was in error to say we were on the Volga ... that doesn't happen til we near Moscow) is quite lovely and there are manors and country houses similar to what you might see along any river in Europe. After a couple of hours, we left the river and "sailed" into Lake Ladoga. When we leave the lake we will proceed up the Svir River and through a lock, finally arriving at Mandrogi, which we expect to be a small ...
... up fares.
The driver of a rather dilapidated looking van offered to take us and our luggage to the boat for 25 Euro – we had no idea if that was a good price or not! This was not something we had planned on doing however we made a spur of the moment decision and accepted his offer.
The driver loaded our luggage into the van, we climbed on board and were off. The van bumped along over the rough roads and we held on ...
... 3 as they went on to a club. So... Russia (st petes) is not cold at all, it's hot, mozzie ridden & only has about 1 hour of night during this white nights season, as they call it (summer). It's nuts, it's still broad daylight at like midnight. The next morning (day 2) I met the above mentioned properly as we were all sharing the same room, we were pretty much introduced, up & out to go for a walk to find the summer garden, which was proper lush. We ...
... of which were gifts from Edwardian times when the British and Russian royal families were closely related (just before they all got killed by the Bolshevilks), The "main highlights" were a couple of Da Vinci paintings, and a sculpture by Michaelangelo, but there were plenty of other interesting paintings, and most of the explanations nearby were also in English, and there were info booths where you could follow routes to the highlight exhibits, My favorite bit was the ...