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... implements etc and in the house huge stoves for heating. Another great day and a fascinating and worthwhile visit - even though the thunder cracked and the rain bucketed down while we were there. The sun returned and we sat and had coffee and wandered back to the ship. We get plenty of free time to explore and there is never a feeling of having to do or stick with the group. We have been offered the chance with two others to attend the Bolshoi ballet ...
... of that, we were given ceramic cats and mini wooden
rocking horses to paint. Needless to say, the trip was a disappointment and the
bus did stop at a tourist shop on the way home to appease the disgruntled
I’m sure my time to Russia
would have been better and entailed more fun activities had I had a visa. This
was one of my first lessons with Semester at Sea. Nevertheless, I didn’t let
this get me ...
... ages, each section beautifully kept. The fountain only goes for a few months of the year due to the weather. The water is frozen most of the year. Again we struck an unseasonably warm day.
Unfortunately we weren’t allowed to take any photos inside. The inside was highly decorated with gold leaf. Gold was everywhere. Now don’t die of shock ….Geoff bought a book!!!! So he could show how it was inside seeing that no photos were ...
... impressive landmarks of the Russian Imperial capital. One hundred and eighty years later the gilded dome of St. Isaac's still dominates the skyline of St. Petersburg. Although the cathedral is considerably smaller than the newly rebuilt Church of Christ the Savior in Moscow, it boasts much more impressive fades and interiors.
The cathedral's facades are decorated with sculptures and massive granite columns (made of single pieces of red granite), while the interior ...
... to get into Lower Park (500 rubles, €10), but it was pretty impressive. Unfortunately this didn't allow us to go inside the Grand Palace, and after spending so much to get in the park, we didn’t really want to spend any more to go in the palace.
We spent a couple hours walking around the park and then flagged down a bus to get us back to St. Petersburg. The bus was a lot cheaper than we ...