- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... routine she and Christine L picked up in Vegas.
We found that St Petes was harder to like than Moscow, but that might have a lot to do with our lack of peak-season travel experience in Europe. Our guide kept telling us that the tourist traffic was way down because of the Putin Games but I haven't been pushed around that much since DH decided we were buying a house in the countryside and adopting a rescue dog. ...
... was nothing exciting – salad, soup (Russians eat soup every day), chicken and rice. After lunch, we continued to drive around several sites in town. The highlight was the Church of Spilled Blood, which looks just like you’d imagine in Russia – with those big colorful domes. All in all, Russia was not my favorite. It just seemed dirty, with beautiful spots of gold-plated domes and magnificent ...
... had the most nights’ cruising with FOCL; one lady who had over 400 nights and a bloke who had spent an astonishing 1000+ nights on board Fred Olsen ships. That’s like staying on the ship for over three years solid. Blimey – that would take some doing.
The announcement also came that, because one of the tender boats was out of ...
... Neva Dies" (the Bond movie) and she didn't seem to appreciate.
Tomorrow: we move our watches back one hour and go back into European territory, Helsinki, Finland. Though St-Pete is the most expensive city in Russia, the beer is still cheaper than in Scandinavia. And because we're still quite high in latitude, the sun still sets very late and rises much too early, messing up my Circadian clock and causing a lack of sleep. This Circadian is getting a bit tired.
... Blood, its exterior decorated with 7000 sq meters of mosaic tile panels.
Gostiny Dvor, a vast yellow building housing the first shopping arcade in the world.
The Russian Museum which we will visit later during our time here.
The Mikhaylovskiy Park, a peaceful sanctuary in the heart of the city.
Dom Knigy (House of books), Will definitely be back there.
The Square of Arts, home to the major "playhouses" for ballet and music.
Statue of ...