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 …
... had an uneventful hour and half flight to Rome then we transferred to our plane to St Petersburg. Again the flight was uneventful and took three hours. We also moved forward two hours so we think we are now 7 hours behind AEST.
We were met at the airport and driven to the boat in a very flash black Mercedes. We arrived just in time to catch the end of the briefing of how things work. We then just had time to find our cabin, quickly unpack and go to dinner, which was delicious. ...
... family was arrested during the revolution, and
- the palace library.
Many other people had the same idea as us (to spend the rainy day in the museum) so it was quite crowded in the museum and very muggy. I had to sit by the windows in a few rooms just to get some fresh air and I drank several bottles worth of water during the visit. Its one of those places that is just so massive with so much art that you have to be ok with not seeing entire wings and just focus on ...
... what Ivan and Vlad do for work back home. Well, you could have heard a pin drop!! Everyone stopped talking, the music screeched to a halt, everyone stared at us with a look of distrust and hatred. It then took us 30 minutes to convince everyone we weren't there to do bad things to them (which in Ivan's case, wasn't completely true!!) but Ivan weaves his magic and everything was cool for the rest of the ...
Alcohol and jet lag are not compatible in my view, unless you want to feel even worse the next morning, so I wasn't tempted to imbibe anything stronger than coconut water in Thailand. However by the time we were in Frankfurt and were having an early dinner in Hofheim with Cally and Peter, my body said ok, but just a small one. I let our hosts choose something light on tap, and it went well with ...