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Today I arrived at St Petersbourg.It is incredibel!!!I didn īt see a big part of the town but I will begin to visit tomorrow .Count on me to tell you what I saw.Bye!
... Cyrillic alphabet (which is still a long way from being able to understand much of what I read!). But at least I can make out signs like Chocolate Museum, or 'boat runs every 20 minutes'. That helps a lot! As a second capital city for Russia during much of the 18th and 19th centuries, St Petersburg has a vast number of palaces, churches and other grand public buildings. We walked over to two of them today, the Hermitage museum/palace built by Catherine the Great and the Church of ...
... new business venture; to export said beer to the UK! After dinner we stopped at a German beer house (research!) and tasted a couple of other lagers, which are served with rye croutons – yum! Full of beer and happiness we stumbled into a hilarious club where the girls dress up in ballgowns and get to drink for free (a drink I later discovered was Jameson’s and coke (yuk!) but which I was under the drunken impression was vanilla vodka!!) At 2am after too many ...
... those of Nicholas II and his family who had been murdered after the revolution.
We then spent a while in the history museum in the Commandants House. Very interesting to start with but Jean and Jayne got fed up towards the end and made Billy and John leave without seeing everything. After a cup of coffee and some chocolate in the sunshine, we walked back across the bridge towards the Cathedral of the Spilled Blood.
This church is amazing. It was built by Tsar ...
... every sentence, it is possible. (Well, in this case the text comes first in English and then in Russia but I have to try not to read the English version first.)
I also bought some paper and pencils for drawing. Let's see if I have time to draw.
Then I took a trolleybus to a wrong direction and ended up walking a lot. Nevsky prospekt is a very long street... I took few pictures on the way.
I think people look quite nice. The stereotype of Russian women ...
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