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Next, we went to the Church on Spilled Blood, a major sight and quite amazing, both from its notable exterior , to the underlying story of its background, and the interior. It was erected on the ...
... We came to the large canal and decided to cross to the other side visit the Peter and Paul fortress and then keep walking to the other crossing further down the river and cross to come home. There were many people with little stands selling all types of things, from souvenirs, to corn, drinks and heated cashews or almonds. We bought some salted cashews and they were delightful. A walk through the fortress area we came across a statue of Peter the Great with a very small head. Weird. ...
... cigarette cases, ashtrays, etc.) by Carl Faberge, important Russian paintings and portraits of the Czars, Catherine the Great’s chandelier, porcelain services, liturgical icons, gold and bejeweled chalices, furniture, and imperial jewelry. She brought it all back to Hillwood, her Washington D.C. estate she turned into a museum. It is still a museum to this day and it houses the most important Russian Art collection outside of Russia.
After the Kremlin, we took a tour ...
... thick (but hollow) on the River Neva. Inside the walls was a magnificent church. Next on the list was St Isaac's Cathedral (1818-1858), which is the largest church in Russia, and similarly "grand" to the palace. From there we headed to the Hermitage Museum (positive thing was I managed to have five minutes free WiFi). It was hot and packed with tourists. At every turn (as it had been in the palace, and everywhere else) there was a stern woman ...
... sent the army across the ice to attack the rebels on the island, but they were repelled. Trotsky then sent the loyal Bolshevik cavalry and a force of 10,000 and crushed the rebellion most of the leaders and participants executed and many sent to exile to die. The Bolsheviks then concocted the big lie that the rebels were in league with the counterrevolutionary White Army, and that was gospel for 70 years.
When Boris ...