Novotel St Petersburg Centre
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- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Minbar in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Definately. Walking distance to the main shopping areas and central sights. Easy access to the Metro
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... and I can't believe I wore a t-shirt all day.
This evening, I had a walk along Nevsky Prospect (the main shopping street) to the Kazan Cathedral and went back to Palace Square to have a look at The Hermitage lit up in the dark.
So much for having a relaxing day !!!!!
Tomorrow, I'm off to St Isaac's Cathedral before boarding my train back to Moscow in the afternoon.
Moscow has a lot to live up to if St Petersburg is anything to go ...
... a fast, expedited transit. In reality, our passage through Russian customs was fairly unremarkable. While still seated in the bus, our passports were collected as was usually the case at border stops. We then had to disembark and stand in a gaggle that funneled into a semblance of a line. The line went into a small customs building where we smiled at a sullen customs officer who looked at our passport as she ...
... It is crazy to think that it had been so badly damaged during the war with Germany! How anyone could damage something like that is beyond me!
That night Luisa and I went to the ballet and saw Swan Lake. It was really beautiful! It definitely wasn't a massive production or anything, but it was awesome! Plus, now I can say I went to the Russian ballet, in Russia!
When we got home we played kings with the girls, but had water because we were too exhausted to even think ...
... Intricate decoration, gold plating, mosaics and ceiling paintings everywhere. Highlight was the giant clock that was a peacock. I am an animal lover after all. Also visited another museum based on collections from Peter the Great from around the globe. But the main draw for me, initially at least, was the collection of anatomical abnormalities. What I'm faced with are jars upon jars of two headed foetuses and what appear to be ...
... wood covered with cloth. The singers and dancers were amazing, the men incredibly athletic. Some of the musical instruments were quite unusual, but played with great skill. One musical interlude consisted of six women playing pottery birds of different sizes. The performance was 90 minutes long with an intermission where they gave us champagne. We left with sore butts and happy hearts. We came back to a midnight herring buffet but Andrea ate cheese as she hates ...