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... 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 ...
... box throughout my childhood.
We ended the day by visiting the Moscow State Circus. I do love a circus however without being able to understand the filling story it was a bit of a challenge to follow. I was surprised when after intermission a giant safety ring was erected surrounding the stage and when the lights were switched on twelve giant tigers were revealed. I didn't realise that animals were still used in circus in this day and age. Initially I was wowed and the sight ...
... a local park next to the Church of our saviour. It was really amusing because it was a beautiful sunny day for St Petersburg and the park was filled with lush green grass, only true to the Russian government there was a sign with rules about park usage. Some of these rules were no walking on the grass and no sports. We both joked that they might have just put under the rules "no having fun" considering all the things you weren't allowed to do. On our way back from this area ...
... sitting on on our balcony in virtually complete daylight. We were welcomed on board by an accordion player and two singers offering bread for dipping and iced tea. It took no time at all to register and by the time we got to our room our bags were already there. I have not been able to connect to the internet as I write this so hopefully I can get it out either tonight or tomorrow at some point. Tomorrow promises to be a very full ...
... then back in the mini van to our next stop….Catherine Palace at Pushkin city.
We drove past a few monuments including one which was erected to the victory against Tokyo and another which commemorated the people who lost their lives defending their city of St Petersburg
As we entered the area known as Pushkin city, we drove past a memorial to all the Jewish people who lost their lives during WWII, then past ...