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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
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... became the official Imperial Residence in the reign of Nicholas I, who ordered the building of the modest Cottage Palace in 1826.
Like almost all St. Petersburg's suburban estates, Peterhof was ravaged by German troops during the Second World War. It was, however, one of the first to be resurrected and, thanks to the work of military engineers and over 1,000 volunteers, most of the estate's major structures had been fully restored by 1947. The name was also ...
... them up for a great tour. Our drive into St Petersburg was interesting. Many old beautiful buildings mixed with the bland, and boring construction of the Soviet era. Our first stop was a little pink church that looked like a cake. Then we were headed off to Catherine Palace. Just walking to the gates you could see this place was going to be magnificent. We then looked up, and our jaws hit the pavement. Gorgeous gold ...
... to the many ships passing through the gulf of Finland headed inwards up the Neva River and vice versa...the bridges need to be drawbridges to let the ships through. At night you can see them all queuing up to go through the bridges....luckily we made it back in time.
On Saturday we took a group visit to the Summer Palace, about 45 minutes outside St Petersburg in a town called Pushkin. The Summer Palace was just as elaborate as The ...
We were then invited to attend the “Welcome aboard” dinner where we were served course after course of beautiful food – I think Trevor and Sylvia gave up after the second course (Trev has met a kindred spirit in Sylvia when it comes to food), but the rest of us kept going as we didn’t want to insult our hosts. (Well, that was our excuse for eating so much!) We hadn’t known what to expect as far as food was concerned so were ...
... a decree that said the Palace, gardens, fountains and statues were to be rebuilt. This did not beg, until 1954 as the artisans had to be trained to complete the task. They have done a magnificent reconstruction and are justifiably proud of their accomplishment. We returned to our ship at approx. 8:00 pm, dinner, checked email and began typing this. Thank you for all your ...