- Continental Breakfast
- Pets allowed
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... this trip are met and I enjoyed the variety of industries we visited. This paper is limited to my most significant experiences, thoughts and acquired knowledge. I could extend this paper by many more pages.
Unfortunately, the trip is already over. Time passed so fast but I am enriched with a lot of amazing experiences ranging from business culture to food and nightlife. I thank Anna and Hanka, the organizing committee, and my classmates who made this trip such a marvelous experience. ...
One of St. Petersburg's most famous and popular visitor attractions, the palace and park at Peterhof (also known as Petrodvorets) are often referred to as "the Russian Versailles", although many visitors conclude that the comparison does a disservice to the grandeur and scope of this majestic estate.
Versailles was, however, the inspiration for Peter the Great's desire to build ...
... One of the key features of Peterhof is the fountains – there are hundreds of them and all gravity fed – not a pump used anywhere.
First of all he took us down the steps to where all the cascading fountains are – these weren’t on at that point but he told us the best place to be positioned ready for when they came on at 11am. Then we walked down the canal to the bridge. The canal was built so that Peter the Great (I ...
... t set until 11pm. (That was John)
(Now Rell) We did the Summer Place in Peterhof 45 mins from St Petersberg, my glory talk about mind blowing all the opulence, gold, fine art works, fountains. The whole palace goes for a mile long. with massive courtyards & grounds around it that would take up so much space. Gold statues everywhere, in the Fountains, gold doors, Massive Chandeliers. This ...
... was very hot as there is no AC in buildings of this age. . We were bussed back the ship and arrived around 11:00 am for a desert (just what we needed) and Champagne. Special note to TED & SHIELA, we are touring with BIll & Carol Pushie. That is now twice in our travels we have met up with people from St Catharines who know you two. We have an early start to today and I hope to get this off before we depart St Petersburg this ...