Radisson Sonya Hotel
Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg
4th October St Petersburg
On arrival in St Petersburg at 23.30 we went outside with all of our belongings to get a cab to the hotel. That was our first problem, trying to get one of the cabs to take us and jump out of the long queue of taxis when our hotel was only 5km away. Eventually we arrived outside our hotel (The Radisson …
... throughout the streets of St Petersburg, not sure if anyone else thinks so, but does this tree look like a lady washing her hair!). We put our feet up for a little bit before heading out for Minestrone at a nearby restaurant and it was a full moon - just gorgeous!!!!
So, in summary today....
We walked about 4,000 klms at least, saw one of the most amazing museums ...
... is the way to go, though, as it provides the views that the visitors to the palace in Peter's time would have seen as they approached the palace by canal.
The first thing you see is the fašade of the building and, sloping down from the palace, a large, tiered fountain covered with statues and other ornate decorations. Even without the water running, it was a site to behold. When we walked up, we were about 10 minutes away from the official fountain opening ...
14 June 2013
My last day in Moscow. I had decided to visit the " Museum of the Great Patriotic War" In other words “The Second World War”. Slowly you get used to all these sights as I have seen similar museums the world over but, I suppose everyone want to tell their own story to their inhabitants, and perhaps the very fact that these museums do exist may have prevented a few wars. 25 years ago we were ...
... Apple Hotel and checked
in. The rooms are tight but
adequate. The bathroom was very hot and
we eventually found out that they heat the bathroom with radiant heat from in
the floor. The floor was so hot that
when I took off my shoes and socks it nearly burned my feet. We finally found out how to turn it off and
turn the A/C on. This is our first room
with air conditioning on the trip.
Natalia took us on a city ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility