Vasilievsky Solo By Sokos Hotel
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JC, our Cruise Director and ship's comedian, warned us the night before of our impending visit to Russia. He admonished us to keep our passports on our person and not to let them out of our sight once off the ship. He advised us of the long immigration lines and the very red "do not pass" line that you must stand behind until you are invited to step up to the window. To visit St. Petersburg, a cruising tourist still needs to go through the Russian "red" ...
Got up bright and sparkly (5.30 am) and Gail took us to a big shed out at Heathrow and we caught our flight to Sunny Russia! Hurrah! Finally we are in the land of revolutions, Bolsheviks and big furry hats. After catching the bus and subway downtown, we wandered around for an hour hopelessly lost before we finally found our hostel. We then proceeded to wander around the beautiful city ...
... quite frequently. Here is a selection of photographs.
... dinner. However, thank God, dinner was moved and in the end we had nearly two hours - bliss!! Gray dashed over the road for supplies (and had an interesting encounter with a mad Russian, which I hope he will tell you about) and we both crept into bed to try to catch some shut-eye. By now, however, we were both in that past-exhausted state where you are so jittery you can't sleep - but even just lying in silence with our eyes closed for an hour was a ...
... are all in one huge opulent building. It was very exciting to have been able to view art by these masters that we have read about.
The Gold Storage has an exceptional range of gold jewellery and artifacts from all over Russia dating back to before 200BC as well as a collection of Ambassadorial gifts to the rulers of Russia from all over the world.
From there, we were bussed to a modern storage ...