Royal Zenith Hotel I
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Russia's story seems full of sadness and hardship. The great nineteenth century paintings at the national gallery told of peasants enduring bitter poverty and winter in equal measure. Now material wealth has come for some. Where will they go from here?
Now we go to the heart of central Asia and the Silk Road - Uzbekistan!
... shower" Dimitri would give us a bucket to take into the toilet so we could douse ourselves with water!
The dining car was amazing! They had a very extensive Russian menu, but of the 4 pages, only 3 or 4 items were available. The waiter had to leave as his brother and sister in law had to go to jail and he had to look after their kids. Then the cook became stressed and left so the general manager had ...
... hours late.
It was a very modern train.....The Sapsan.
4hrs and I was in St Petersburg.
The hostel is great, right at the side of one of the cities main canals.
I think I'm going to like it here.
Tomorrow, I'm off to the world famous Hermitage museum.
And the weather is warm enough for t-shirts !!!!!!
The hostel said it's very unusual to be so warm. Think I'm in ...
... Another old church we had 4 male vocalists give a rendition of Russian music. Our guide took us to 4 different banks before we could change some Euro's into Rubels. I was NOT going to have lunch today, but weakened & the fish & salads were delicious.4pm we had a traditional Russian Tea Ceremony: sweet tea & bun. Went through a lock 8 mt we travel down in lock & another 13 mtr in ...
... but I didn't see anybody's belongings being challenged.
We had been warned that it was illegal to bring food from the ship on our trip, but no one seemed to be scrutinized for contraband.
The train was sleek and modern. Our tickets were for economy (second) class, which meant fewer creature comforts including smaller seats that didn't recline as much, no free wi-if or shoe cleaning services.
But the ...