Hotel Nouvelle Europe
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... Theatre and a statue of Catherine the Second surrounded by her many male 'associates'. We ended up in the main square outside what was the Winter Palace and is now the Hermitage Museum.
On the way back to the hotel we stopped in at the Eliseyev Emporium, which is kind of a Russian version of the Harrods food hall with shelves of sweets and candies stacked high in front of stiff-shirted staff. I bought some heart-shaped jellies for Wendy ...
... shape and have amazing athletic ability. But if I had a choice between four hours of ballet, or four hours of a NFL championship game...
Darlene loved it and that's all that matters.
Our final excursion in St. Petersburg was a boat ride to Peterhof. These Peters really know how to live. Here's the Cliff Notes version of what we saw during an entire day (text ...
... ceiling heaters of what looks like delft tile. They are now painted plaster, not the original tiles. The original tiles were made in Germany. These were a sort of central heat for these huge rooms. When it was being originally built they had to tear down the room repeatedly because they were not large enough to suit the czars and czarina. There was a view to the Sea of Finland as well out the window. As we pass through the rooms we can take pictures, be ...
... The church is red, symbolic of the blood, with white trim for innocence. During the soviet era most churches that were not destroyed were used as museums, and some remain so today. This town is known for watchmaking, cheese making and vodka. But then pretty well every town is known for vodka. Not needing any of these products, we contributed little to their economy. However, many towns seem to have a small side industry in well trained a cappella singers and again ...
... grounds which are quite extensive and its (i believe) 152 fountains, all run by gravity (there are no pumps). Many of these are quite spectacular. We took an optional tour that allowed us to go through the palace itself, Our Guide, for the day was Tatiana and she was a wealth of information. The palace itself fell to the German's in WWII and was extensively damaged. Lennon in ...