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The Church of Our Savior on the Spilled Blood
Lunch at local restaurant, very small hole in the wall place but food was excellent, Borscht, Beef Stroganoff, Dessert coffee or tea.
St. Petersburg Subway
St Peter and Paul Fortress and Cathedral
St. Isaac's Cathedral
Came back to ship, took shoes off and rested before Dinner.
... wedding cake of confection, all blue, white and gold - so over the top it makes you want to laugh and caper. It, at least, is gorgeously well maintained, and lies between the river (the bit that one always sees in photos) and a large open space with another Parisian style structure, a big column. On the far side is a huge arch a little like Milan, leading back to the Nevsky Prospekt. Fat Russian babushkas and pregnant girls were sitting about ...
... the Cryllic alphabet, abrupt angry Russians and an enormous metro system. To be fair, it wasn't all that bad. I got to my hostel around 1300 and got checked in. I was exhausted and went straight to sleep. It was a great idea to do so as when I woke up I felt loads better. I got talking to some English students in the hostel and ended up going out for dinner with them. We went to a Turkish place and then followed it up with a few beers on the 'strip'. I don't ...
... 8230; ’Did I just meet New Zealanders?’
'Yes you did.’ Sienna and Jane; two Kiwi friends travelling together after being English teachers in Japan. We all drank we chatted, we went out for a bit, but the girls went back pretty early, as they had just gotten off the night train from Moscow a few hours prior. But the next night turned into epic drinking game of circle of death, ...
... about what we were actually seeing. As we were not allowed to take pictures we could not apply the Korean method either (making pictures during the trip and realizing at home what you've actually seen). It took us the rest of the day to mentally recover from this experience and since we had bought the tickets for the gardens anyway, we used that surrounding to take breath again. The bus trip back to the city allowed us to sit with some locals and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet