Nevsky Hotel Breeze
Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg
... Communist Party. This is where the revolution began…and also where it started to collapse. Nowadays, St. Petersburg is once again at the threshold of change, always welcoming new ideas while looking beyond for inspiration.
Our guide said that Catherine's Palace (the summer palace) was really expanded and designed with all it's opulence by her daughter Elizabeth.
Today once again, we have had marvellous weather. We have just returned to the ship from Kizhi Island, "a World Heritage site" I believe. But first, last night . . . We went down to the plated dinner last night and we both had Wild Russian Rabbit. It was just OK, but in the end they should have let the rabbit run wild. After dinner there was a Folk Music concert in the lounge and it was quite good. The band consisted of two female ...
I probably left this a little bit late to write, it being a couple of months since I arrived home; especially seen as I am lacking in photos to jog my memory… there's a risk it will be unjustly short, but here goes anyway!
So, upon arrival at St Petersburg's airport, I took a shuttle bus and then the metro to St P’s main street; from where I walked ten mins or so towards the hostel.
When I arrived on the street that I should be able to find ...
... icons. We were not allowed to take photographs inside but were surprised to see a service when we entered so we unable to see as much as we would have at any other time, however what we did see what beautiful. This Church is a cenotaph to those who have lost their lives at sea and for those whose bodies have never been recovered, there are plaques in their honour. I bought a couple of beautiful Icons here so I was happy ...
... eventually concluding that walking around the hotel in its complimentary slippers would be somewhat uncouth, I settled for my sneakers and the thinnest of my thermal socks. I'm starting a new job in Cairns in January so I spent the day in the business centre filling in forms and then the bar (I am on holidays, after all!) looking at apartments. This last point is ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet