Rijskaya Hotel

Address: Rizhskiy Ave., 25, Pskov, North-West Russia, 180016, Russian Federation | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Pskov

Day 1 to St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by jocies_travels on Sep 10, 2015

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... overlooking St Isaac's Cathedral opposite across the square. Our lecturer took us all out at 5.30 for about an hour's local orientation walk nearby and then back for a welcome drink before dins. They are a nice crowd and everyone seems to be getting on well. Busy day tomorrow so must get some sleep. Merryl, we have Alexey, and Ludmilla as the local guide. Loce to all ...

St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by vickirutherford on Sep 12, 2013

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... we felt the need for something other than "authentic local food". So, a few minutes walk, we struck luck with a lovely Italian café / restaurant that, unbelievably, ticked all our boxes - non-smoking area, English menu, nice wine (!), good service, food that was still hot when it came to the table, and all of us being served at the same time - heaven! Spaghetti carbonara has never tasted so good.

Day 2 had one objective - the Hermitage Museum. How anyone ...

Of Archery, Swordfighting and...Didgeridoos???

A travel blog entry by timthelibrarian on Sep 07, 2013

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... their length. The gatehouse was set at an angle to the walls so any invaders could be exposed to fire from 3 directions. They have reconstructed part of the wooden covered walkway that stood atop the walls and for 40 roubles (just over a dollar) you can climb a tower and stroll the walls. Once up there, I could only imagine being on guard during winter here, wrapped in thick furs and snow all around. You'd be glad of the covered walkways then! The view of the countryside was ...

Out With The New, In With The Old

A travel blog entry by timthelibrarian on Sep 07, 2013

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... through the suburbs of the city which contrast with the historical centre quite a bit. Those areas are much less historical and look like the outer suburbs of any major city. We were soon out in the countryside which was flat but green. Large tracts of birch and pine forests by the tracks. I passed the time writing and reading Anna Karenina. The sun soon went down and I started feeling very tired but I didn't want to ...


A travel blog entry by grahamandmandi on Jul 03, 2013

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... Mandi's health and potentially mine, would be a bad idea, so I took the bottle discretely back to our room in the hotel.
By morning it had chilled down sufficiently in our less-than-efficient bar fridge, so I had a had a glass (well actually a coffee cup) for breakfast. It had a good head and was nicely hopped, with a good robust flavour, so I was sorry to abandon the rest of the bottle. I ...