Vasilievsky Mini Hotel
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... gold jewelry, clothing décor, and other tiny art masterpieces from the nomads in Siberia from around 2000 BC. It is impossible to imagine how they could have made such spectacular adornments that long ago.
We took a short walk around the main town square and through a few streets in the city center before rejoining our van driver to return to the ship. The request to do so seemed to surprise Inga, who may have never been asked to provide ...
... everyone. Unfortunately, I was one of the people who had to wait while they cooked. Dessert was cake layered with some kind of custard filling. We were supposed to have coffee and tea, but our guide said we needed to leave – and who knew how long it might take them to serve it. Our next stop was another fabulous building, St. Peter and St. Paul’s Cathedral. Inside are the tombs of the Russian royalty from Peter the Great to the last ...
... we did not have to use Scotty's advice on how to handle aggressive interlopers. Most everyone was quite friendly and very helpful.
I'm sure we only saw a tiny fraction of the city and could spend weeks here. We did so much walking during the day, which tired us out by the end of it, that we didn't experience the nightlife or a New Year's Eve celebration. I would happily come back and sleep during the day and tire myself out during the white nights.
... by Frederick the Prussian King. During WWII the Nazis took the panels and shipped them to Konigsberg where they were never seen again. So starting in 1991 the Amber Room was recreated from photos from the period. It is absolutely beautiful.
Then we went to shop at Pushkin where they had a wonderful selection of Russian handicrafts. We came back to the ship exhausted but very happy.
... br> walking around with a bum-bag and backpack strapped to you, a DSLR slung around
your neck, and a map constantly in front of your face, you’re not really going
to stand out like a tourist asking to be pick pocketed, simple. I was walking
back to the hostel from bars at 5am, and had no troubles.
To conclude, mo****ers. Go to Russia while you’re young;
especially to Moscow. You’ll have the time of your ...