Stary Nevsky Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... The rest of the afternoon was spent waiting for Kat to arrive, napping and doing washing. At around 5pm Kat arrived, yay! Our Honcho (the Vodkatrain's name for the guide / helpful person who will meet us at each place we go on the tour) for St Petersburg also arrived around the same time so we met the rest of our group (we're 14 in totally) and went for dinner and some drinks. The next two days were spent exploring the city. On the first day (a grey ...
... of yet, so we got over there just in time before it closed.
I’m so glad I didn’t miss seeing the inside of this church. It might be the most impressive church I’ve ever been in. It’s pretty big inside, but by no means the biggest church I’ve seen. The thing that blew me away was that there were no paintings inside the church at all. Not one. But everything in the church ...
... by the grandeur of the city. I had been expecting a small city, narrow rounds, and square grey apartment blocks but in their place were wide roads, grand brightly coloured buildings with detailed facades, and a never ending stream of Christmas lights and trees.
I breathed a sigh of relief as we pulled up to the correct hotel but that relief was quickly replaced with dread on check in as they asked for my passport and told me to collect it later. I know this doesn't sound scary, ...
... The roads are small in the city and there are lots of cars. Have not seen many Russian cars. They are mostly Fords, GM, Hyundai and Mitsubishi as they have plants in the city. Right now we are on a interstate style highway. 4 lines in each direction. We are getting a better impression of the city. We've seen a lot of new high rise condos. However the closer in they are more soviet style. Old dirty, boring, ugly and in disrepair. Back to Peterhof, it was built by ...
... heaps of bride and grooms walking around getting photos. It was really funny because there was literally about two brides in sight at any given moment. Kev joked that the guys went to a lot of trouble to get a Russian bride considering how easily they can be ordered on the internet, apparently. After exploring this area we made our way along to the Nevsky Prospekt. Nevsky Propekt is one of the main streets with retail, eateries and also historical buildings. We had a ...