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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... not only the items it has on display but the fact that it has over 1,000 rooms over 3 floors. The guide book says to leave a a whole day to visit the museum but in our usual style we managed to see it within 4 hours. To be fair we saw the items we wanted to see and although all the the other items were impressive, there is only so many times you can look at a painting. One of the paintings which we did see was the world famous Leonardo da Vinci "Madonna ...
... the screen in and screaming incoherently for 3 minutes, Steve was hauled out the back door and sentenced to spend the rest of his days toiling in the salt mines.
That only happened in Steve's head. We then decided to head back upstairs where we'd last bought our tickets and the ever so kindly lady said "Nyet" and pointed us downstairs again. Steve approached another guard who pointed us upstairs again so we climbed to the very ...
... the tromp l'oeil but the marquetry floors that you casually stroll across are works of art in their own right. Doors, likewise, that are patterned with a great many woods and you can't see the joins. Every notable famous artist is well represented. The Russians are well organised and everything works. If there is one important thing that modern civilisation has brought us it is that a good set of togs is essential. From the Greeks and Romans who were, ...
... after the hour walk to the meeting point, St Petersburg is a BIG place to get around on foot, but we would not dare cycle amongst the crazy drivers). From here we explored the Winter Palace, Admiralty, Palace Square, Nevskay Prospekt, Decemberists Square, Summer Gardens and climbed the stairs to the top of St Isaac’s Cathedral for a breath taking view of the city and square below. Laura was also very excited to see the Bronze Horseman up close, as this is ...
... start up the hundreds of fountains throughout this complex - all gravity-fed from a river nearby. The crowd was huge, with people jostling for position for the best camera shots and pickpockets blatantly plying their trade. The grand palace is massive and incredibly ornate, but the line was enormous, so we decided instead to check out the small cottage-style palace (!!) built by Peter the Great because ...