Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg
Another typical day in Saint Petersberg, wet & cold. (See picture) Anyway it is off to see the sites & have a good time Russian style. Already tried the vodka.
That was John now me Rell. I was to say the least extremely upset our day started out to what should have been a highlight of our St Petersberg Trip a Canal boat ride. But due to the weather being a bit drizzly they put us in covered canal boats. However due to the drizzle ...
What a Difference a Hundred Years Make!
For all the European sophistication and military glory of the rulers of Russia and their willingness to assimilate nobility from all over Europe into their royal court, they had a dark side.
They not only ruled through terror and intimidation, they also maintained slavery (serfdom) and harbored a fear and hatred of the Jews.
When, in 1770, Catherine the Great expanded on the ...
... I should go, before deciding it was too difficult to explain or too far, and told me to follow him as he lead the way.
The next 24hours passed very very slowly. I sat near the loos at the gate in the airport in St P, and slept (well, tried to sleep) by the loos in the airport in Moscow; as even sipping on water seemed to be more than my stomach could take! By then, the stuff that was coming back up was highlighter greeny-yellow colour; but it was ok, because I was going HOME! ...
... to stay in St Petersburg where it looks like there's things to do if the weather is bad - the Dali museum and galleries. Plus I'll always be able to go shopping and find a yoga class if really bad! This tornado is having an effect on everything. It's very humid and some rain on arrival - a bumpy old landing! Hotel is lovely old colonial spot on a private marina and St Petersburg downtown is only small although the whole town stretches across ...
... seemed very complicated and time consuming to get there, so Maria did what all Russians do when they want to get somewhere fast for not a lot of money, hitchhike! Taxi's are outrageously expensive in Europe and most normal Russians can't afford to pay those prices so they just hold out their hand and within a few seconds someone stops and they pay for a ride. I guess it's a great way for the average citizen who owns a car to make a little extra money giving people ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service