Stary Nevsky Hotel
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... The 2nd Act was all about Giselle’s two suitors coming to visit her grave in the cemetery and these forest nymphs try to dance them to death but Giselle comes back as a ghost to save them, or something like that. It was a bit confusing at times but the most important part was the dancing and the music.
After the ballet, we boarded our overnight train back to St Petersburg. I was nervous about it because my three overnight train experiences—Varanasi ...
... to go through Belarus. In the next 10 minutes a mad rush of events took place which set me on course down a rather dodgy path. The conductor had a bit of a barney with a co-worker to discuss what to do. I don't understand any Russian but I think the gist of the conversation was one of them saying 'we can't let him on he doesn't have a visa' and the other saying 'he doesn't need one, it will be ok just let him on and will get ...
... s mind at the time. The area is still slightly seedy like in Raskolnikov's time. It's the only area that I've seen signs for massage parlours in the city. I kept walking until I found building number 104 the location of the flat where Raskolnikov commited the murder. I couldn't get inside but looked in through the entrance tunnel and took some photos.
I made my way back to the hostel to rest for short while before heading on the Metro to Livgovsky Prospekt to head to a ...
... very very knowledgeable and approachable and has a wicked sense of humour. She had shared many stories with us over the past couple of days.
We return to the ship very weary but satisfied that we have had a good look at St Petersburg and certainly have had a lesson in Russian history.
It's 11.30pm as I write this sitting on our deck , still in a sleeveless top and still with plenty of natural light!
Tomorrow we will wake up in ...
... sunshine and warmth.
Some people miss the old Soviet days
since the government provided everyone with a job and housing.
However, young people love the capitalism that now thrives and the
USA-like culture that is firmly entrenched. We saw posters for
concerts by Iron Maiden, Jethro Tull and Selena Gomez; and, a couple
The natives speak freely about not
having as many freedoms as we enjoy (i.e., freedom of speech