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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Microwave in room
- Room service
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... look. Russian Sable, of course, is famous for being the most luxurious but I already have plenty and didn’t find anything new that I don’t already have. It was really hot and humid today. Most definitely the hottest day I’ve had this summer so far. Before heading back to the ship, we stopped at a restaurant for lunch and I had some Beef Stroganoff. It was really good, but not as good as my dad’s Venison Stroganoff. I came back to the ship with plenty of time ...
... their totalitarian, undemocratic and statist rule. When word reached Lenin of what was happening he gave Trotsky the job of stopping it. There would be no challenge to Bolshevik rule, and he would use force to suppress the rebellion. Meetings were held to try to convince the Bolsheviks to live up to the true spirit of the revolution, but when they realised that such a movement could spread and threaten their rule it had to be ...
It was a lazy morning and we took our time getting ready, having a leisurely breakfast at a French style bistro around the corner from the hotel. The sun was out, so we decided to spend the day in outdoor pursuits. We crossed the Neva river in two places to get to Hare Island, the location of the Peter and Paul Fortress. The fortress encompasses the entire island, which sits within the Neva River, and was the first establishment in the city. Peter ...
... don't do wild lawns when there are nice flat paths.
At the end of our guided tour of the fountains etc, we were given 10 minutes (count 'em, TEN) of "free time" to "explore." You can imagine how much exploration can happen in ten minutes. Race rapidly around the block, grab a photo of the Gulf of Finland, back to meeting place. Even despite the rapidity of the personal explorations, we missed the return hydrofoil we had been aiming for and had to wait 20 minutes ...
... Kiwi to see the sights with. I think I have met my mums double. She reminds me so much of her in more ways than one, a little scary actually. But they are good company, willing to have a chat and always buying something to keep us entertained.
Over to Saint Nicholas Naval Cathedral which was the only church to remain open in St Petersburg through the revolution and is still a working church today. Very highly decorated with many icons which the ...