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... such people as Peter the Great, Catherine I, Catherine II, and the last czar and his family. We also got a chance to see a few other great places like the Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood and St. Issacs. Both were very cool, but closed. Tomorrow is a free day but we have a few excursions planned, namely the Peterhof Palace. I don't know that I'll ever get tired of seeing such amazing ...
... The preservation was amazing. Leather headdresses for horses, quivers for arrows and textile blankets all survived. The headdresses were very interesting as they commonly gave the horses antlers. I'm guessing the stag was a special animal for these peoples. The array of arrowheads and archery equipment was especially interesting to me. Some of those arrowheads were just plain mean looking! Big wide blades of various shapes designed to cut the arteries in the target. ...
... a couple who are like us, he is Irish and she is an Australian who has been in Ireland for about 10 years, qualified as an accountant over there, and are planning to move back to Oz later this year, which all sounds very familiar. It was great to talk to them and compare experiences.
We woke up to a miserable rainy day for our tour ofPeterhof, which was essentially Peter and later Tsar’s summer palace on the Gulf of Finland.
It rained ...
... can take Tommie home soon and place him in his cot which I saw when I visited their empty house after I left Hanoi.
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... on Spilled Blood, which was built on the site where Tsar Alexander II was assassinated and was dedicated in his memory.
We finished off the day by visiting Maria's favorite Irish pub which has an excellent selection of beers and great food that's not very expensive at all. Exhausted and a little drunk, we walked back to the hotel along the beautifully lit streets to get ready for the next day's ...