Vasilievsky Solo By Sokos Hotel
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Today started with a tour of the Hermitage Museum. Words fail me as to the size and quality of the exhibits. One room of the Palace was built around an exhibit as it was too large to bring in.
We had a local tour guide take us around then we have free time to wonder ourselves.
After lunch we coached up to St Catherine's Palace, Russia …
The Land of the White Nights - that is the sun barely sets.
The morning started with a coach tour of the city highlights. We passed the Rostral Columns which are naval monuments and served as light housed in the past. They are traditionally built with conquered ships stuck on the sides.
We passed the Peter Paul fortress, then the …
We had an early start this morning - 7am - to try and beat the Route
Buses to the border which could delay us by up to 6 hours if they got there
We traveled along mostly good roads through forest areas with glimpses of the Baltic Sea.
We needed to stop to pay tolls 1euro at the first place then drive 100
... for some private event. The interior was also just white plaster despite its detailed exterior which was a bit disappointing.
Next I was going to walk to Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. This is said to be one of the most important religious sites in St Petersburg. Again I had to follow the main ...
... channel and naval base at 7.15 and at 8 pm the fortress and to get ready for Helsinki tomorrow. Thank goodness we wind our clocks back an hour....sleep in ready to dock at 7 am. It was spectacular watching the 4 ships Nautica, Seven Seas Voyager, Oriana, and Queen Victoria honking each other and departing under beautiful skies and calm weather at 6 pm. The naval base looked more like the graveyard with the main operational ship a camouflage painted patrol boat. ...