Renaissance St. Petersburg Baltic Hotel
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... against the excesses of their royal overlords in the early 20th century.
Backpacks and coats were supposed to be left at a coat check area near the entrance. But just like our guide had predicted, the coat check ladies exercised a lot of their own discretion, and they let me keep my jacket and fanny pack.
Everyone was required to wear disposable shoe covers, to prevent damage to the wood floors.
... 8217;t, so I couldn’t get in because it is a private home and they don’t do tours, of course. There was heavy security so I couldn’t go in but I saw a little bit of it from outside, through the gate and trees.
On the days leading up to our ship’s arrival in Russia, there were all sorts of rumors going around that we wouldn’t go and rumors about what was happening in Russia and in Crimea and Ukraine. We have poor access to the news on the ship so ...
... I was there. When I got to my carriage the carriage conductor asked to see my passport. I handed it over, she flicked through it and then asked where was my visa? I replied inquisitively 'visa?' 'Yes, visa for Belarus?' Oh fiddlesticks! I had brought the wrong ticket! There was 2 trains from St. Pete to Vilnius, one went through Belarus and the other Latvia, the difference being I don't need a visa to go through Latvia but ...
... of thousands of people and destroying nearly everything. I felt a little excited as the boat moved out from the river onto the open sea. I couldn't believe I was actually out on the Baltic. 1200 years ago, this was the route Vikings took from Sweden, through the rivers of Russia all the way to Constantinople and even Baghdad, trading in amber, furs and iron. A shame I had cut my hair before I got here: I'd have looked a lot more like a Viking.
While I was taking photos, ...
... Room, on the other side of the Main Staircase, is the White Formal Dining Room. The hall was used for the empresses' formal dinners or "evening meals". The walls of the dining hall were decorated with the utmost extravagance with gilded carvings. The furnishings consist of gilded carvings on the consoles. The painted mural, The Triumph of Apollo is a copy of a painting completed in the 16th century by Italian artist, Guido Reni.