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... you learn a few names which are promptly forgotten later down the hallway. I haven’t met too many northeast students; most kids are from California and a lot of the people I’ve been hanging out with go to universities in the Midwest. I made friends with the Hawaii students and they’re hilarious. They just wear around board shorts all the time which looks a little ridiculous pulling into Russia. They wore gloves ...
... along with Russian tourists.
The mini-bus dropped us outside the park that sits to the south side of the palace and we had a pleasant walk up a sunlit avenue to the ticket office and entrance. The palace itself looks huge but only a handful of rooms are open and as such only a certain amount of people can actually fit in the palace. This meant there was an enormous queue outside the ticket office and this time I would definitely have been part of a tour ...
We went to see the bridges over the river Neva go up, which the do ever night after 1. There was a bunch of people, because apparently it's a famous event. Since the metro is closed, all traffic to the other side of the river is blocked for hours, so I wonder why it's so popular. But then again, tourist can be made to gape at pretty much anything :)
... up not being able to purchase the good. She came back with a different sticker, the price varying in 1 ruble, I kid you not. $1 dollar is 30 rubles. She had another sticker but it wasn't the right one either. The sort of apple being as different as a pink lady from a Granny Smith. Anyways, I ended up paying a ruble less! Ahahhahaha. And that is shopping at a Russian grocery store folks. Family started leaving around 7 p.m. but my cousin stayed. We decided we would go out to ...
... and we had a guided tour. First of all inside the palace is so decadent. The rooms as decorated in so much gold it is unbelievable. The floors are mostly made of mosaics wood and there is so much marble and jasper you don't even know where to look. It blew me away. Then we started going through the museum.
We saw ancient mummies and so much art. We aren't really knowledgeable in the whole world of art and other than knowing that Michelangelo's David ...