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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Airport Transportation
- Non-smoking hotel
- Multilingual staff
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Visiting st. Petersburg was quite long on my 'to go' list. Thanks to my cousin who is as an exchange student in st. Petersburg I had the opportunity to go there with a small group of our family. After all the preparations the day of the journey arrived….
At 04:00 AM my alarm clock rings. I woke up and went to …
... entitled The Triumph of Russia. Using similar techniques but on a smaller scale, the White Dining Room is equally luxurious but, like many of the rooms in the palace, its grandeur is softened by the presence of a beautiful traditional blue-and-white tiled stove in the corner.
Other highlights of the Grand Enfilade include the Portrait Hall, which contains remarkably good portraits of both Catherine and Elizabeth, the Picture Gallery, in which almost every inch ...
... went up to the Italian restaurant on board. It wash't long before Luisa, and Lucia, started feeling queazy, and had to fetch the meds. I, thank god, was totally fine! We spent most of the night in the main bar where there were dancers and some entertainer who held a competition that Luisa entered; she won a cocktail, which she couldn't drink, so Paula and I drank it. What a shame!
The next morning we awoke to the docks of St. Petersburg! We were all excited! I was even ...
... Apparently they then found out that a little bit of felt and some wire doesn’t stop the in mates from tapping on the floor and communicating this way. They had a very complex system of taps for the alphabet and created their own Morse code.
The Cathedral in the Fortress was amazing!!! I have never seen so much gold in my life!!! Everywhere you looked there was gold and a white marble tomb stone. Peter the Great is buried in here with his wife. ...
... just as the lights are dimming and the symphony begins to play. We had balcony seats, but there weren't many people up there so we took seats in the balcony private box center stage and had it all to ourselves. The Hermitage and Bolshoi theaters are probably more famous, but The Palace theater is something and holds at most 400 people. So it was quite intimate. But I still didn't know what ballet we were watching!!!
Well it wasn't but ...