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... ground, again on foot. From our hotel on the Fontanka River we headed away from Nevsky Prospect to the Mikhailovsky Gardens, resplendent in their autumnal colors, and the adjacent Russian Museum with its magnificent collection of Russian art. This museum had been recommended by Masha, its exhibits being much more accessible than those of the Hermitage, due to its smaller size and easy layout. However, we did visit the Hermitage later in the ...
... The church was built between 1883 and 1907 and was officially called the Resurrection of Christ Church (a.k.a. The Church of Our Savior on Spilled Blood). The construction of the church was almost entirely funded by the Imperial family and thousands of private donators. Both the interior and exterior of the church is decorated with incredibly detailed mosaics, designed and created by the most prominent Russian artists of the day (V.M. Vasnetsov, M.V. Nesterov and M.A. ...
... own. it was pretty cheap. St Pete is not the place to be in the winter. it gets down to 30 below with all rivers and canals freezing over. We traveled by bus to downtown St Pete again to visit the largest private palace in St Pete. It was originally owned by the 5th richest family in Russia. Today it is owned by a teachers club. However actual ownership is in dispute. This was the place ...
... eventually concluding that walking around the hotel in its complimentary slippers would be somewhat uncouth, I settled for my sneakers and the thinnest of my thermal socks. I'm starting a new job in Cairns in January so I spent the day in the business centre filling in forms and then the bar (I am on holidays, after all!) looking at apartments. This last point is ...
... location. I then had to try to find the Moscow station several miles away, and present a document there to get my onward ticket to Moscow printed.
I filled out the immigration cards for Russia, declaring my visa number and passport number, and I changed my remaining Euros into Roubles. Not sure if I got the best rate, but I decided it
was easier to do it there with someone who spoke English, than struggle in a money exchange place later on. We ...