Radisson Sonya Hotel
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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 …
... and All Saints on the English Embankment. It still it was clearly locked up with no sign how entry could be obtained - it was confiscated but not returned. At least I could stand on the steps where my grand parents emerged from the church as husband and wife in 1917. After a late lunch of soup and pork and rice in a traditional style cafe where each item of food is weighed to calculate the price we caught the metro to visit the inside of the Peter and Paul ...
... the man reaching into a bag and he left when she screamed. That was fun! We set out for Peterhof, the home of Peter the great. The gardens and fountains are not to be believed. GOLD fountain statues...many GOLD fountains set on the banks of the Sea of Finland. The water for the fountains is not provided by pumps but by gravity in an ingenious way. Probably you can google this and the photos we can not provide. Same with the other sites we are seeing. The weather ...
... also the deepest metro line we have ever been on so the ride down on the escalator took forever. After successfully navigating ourselves to the ride suburban train line we were lining up for more tickets... this is when the fun began. We could articulate which station we wanted to go to but then had no idea which platform to take because everything was written in Russian letters so knowing the name was no good to us. After asking several people for assistance (saying ...
Up at 0700 for an 0830 tour of The Hermitage Palace, the former Winter Palace which is now a museum showing the opulance of the Romanoff family and their art collection which includes many of the old masters. Another fabulous day weather wise with a slight fog at the port breaking up by the time we reached the City to calm and sunny with the temperature reaching the mid to late 20s. Our guide Irina, a school teacher in her early 50s took us through the vast museum pausing at the ...