Original Sokos Hotel Albert
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- TV Channel One Russia
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... students! Simply a delight! There was a keynote speaker that was clearly a local identity and I wished he was half as good as he thought he was trying to sell a book he hasn't finished yet! Australians have the biggest ******** detectors I think! There was champagne and beautiful food and drinks till 8 pm. I caught up with people I met in Melbourne at the Leading Australian Schools project, principals and WAPPA ...
... were just a few. I had a security guard try and make me feel very unwanted, but i chose to ignore him after he spoke to me i turned away and walked to ask the reception girls if hey had and ATM so i could take out some rubles to spend. He left me alone after that. As i was walking out the main door i said goodbye to him, and he chose to ignore me. Nasty russian man.
Turns out the hotel is probably the most famous hotel in St Petersburg. Boy do i know where ...
... site where a ship carrying the fortress's founder, King Adolf Frederick of Sweden, was anchored while he inspected the construction of the fortress in 1752. There was a douchebag here who wouldn't move out of the way so we could take a photo, not sure if intentional or not! We walked back a different way through the buildings and went inside some of the walls. Made our way back to the public ferry and it was there when we arrived so got on board and returned ...
Well the ship for the crossing of the Baltic Sea was a big surprise. We had a lovely cabin, wifi etc. there were restaurants, shops, & a heated pool & spa. But, we didn't use the pool etc. The view was spectacular sailing through thousands of islands large & small, some of them only a 100-200 mt from the side of the ship. The pilots & captain would have to know the waters very well to sail them, as it would be so easy to hit ...
... the museum and learned the history of the fortress. It took 7000 men to defend it. People still live there now. March and I hung out in the kitchen. She made dinner and gave me some. I shared my chicken spring roll with her. The 3 Germans showed up and then 3 Australians and a guy from New Zealand. We talked about random stuff. Learned where everyone has been and is going. It was ...