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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Refrigerator in room
- Non-smoking hotel
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... park at Peterhof (also known as Petrodvorets) are often referred to as "the Russian Versaille", although many visitors conclude that the comparison does a disservice to the grandeur and scope of this majestic estate.
Versailles was, however, the inspiration for Peter the Great's desire to build an imperial palace in the suburbs of his new city and, after an aborted attempt at Strelna, Peterhof - which means "Peter's Court" in German - became the site for the ...
What a Difference a Hundred Years Make!
For all the European sophistication and military glory of the rulers of Russia and their willingness to assimilate nobility from all over Europe into their royal court, they had a dark side.
They not only ruled through terror and intimidation, they also maintained slavery (serfdom) and harbored a fear and hatred of the Jews.
When, in 1770, Catherine the Great expanded on the ...
St Petersburg, Russia
Day 2 of our private shore excursion
Thursday May 30th
8am Meeting by the ship
8-10am City tour( second part). Shopping
10-10:30am Inside guided tour of the Church on the Spilt Blood
11.00-1.00 pm Inside guided Tour of Hermitage Museum
1.00-1.45 pm Lunch (optional) in the Hermitage café
... got to get some good shots.
From the cathedral I was able to walk across the street and see that there was a bus stop that had a bus line that took me all the way home. I got home at around 4 so it was a pretty good day. I have a lot of other places I need to visit that are clustered together as well. If I'm not to busy next Saturday I'll do the same thing I did this weekend.
That's all for now.
... and lettuce and particularly liked aromatic herbs. I walk along the Neva back to St. Isaac's Cathedral to climb the 242 steps to the Colonnade- what a magnificent view! I circle it 3-4 times waiting for the sun to set. A few things I have learned in the last six weeks: • Recognizing how fortunate I am to have this opportunity, and at the risk of sounding spoiled, I do not like the harried routine of a tourist. I'm really looking forward to some relaxed time in Israel ...