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- Swimming pool
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Long bus ride tort to St. Petersburg. Hotel is downtown and first impression is a busy crowded city. Took a boat ride around the city seeing most of the palaces and the hermitage. After dinner of chicken Kiev, of course, we took a subway ride to various beautiful stations. The subway was very crowded, rode the fastest, longest escalator I have been …
... population do not leave Russia, first because they can't afford it but also they don't want too. The other 20% are well off and travel to other countries for an education like to Europe or Great Britain. Education and medical treatment are free but not many people go to the doctor because of the lengthy waits and the time it takes to get a diagnosis for your complaint. Ayas had a back problem which turned out to be a kidney issue and it took 4 months to get ...
... hands, his eyes piercing mine with the combined wisdom of old years and insanity, he says: "I. Fishing, ship, travel, Atlantic, world, ship, fishing, sea, fish." There is a moment of cautious surprise..."A fisherman!!? You were a fisherman on a ship! Travelling around the Atlantic! Amazing! A fisherman, travelling, sea, amazing!" This limited word syndrome is easily caught. My last vestiges of energy squandered with these last breaths, I shake his ...
... 17:00 return to the ship.
Just a footnote: On our return to the ship on day one we had no problem getting through Russian passport control. The lines were short and they had many stations available.
The real problem was with the cruise line and their one gangway back into the ship. Our wait in line was probably less but it felt like at least 45 minutes before we got inside. And that after ...
... at the airport by a driver. I was over the moon, I had dreaded that part of the journey and now it was sorted I could relax... For about five minutes! On finding out I had checked baggage in, he immediately retracted his offer, saying he wasn't prepared to wait. Cheers mate, nice one.
After arriving at the airport, I made my way to baggage reclaim, only to be told that 'over-sized baggage' has a different collection ...