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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... buy a bottle of the mixer, not just a portion. So when Deanne bought a vodka and soda at Daya,
she got a shot and a small bottle of soda for about $4. When she ordered another one, she got a shot of vodka in her glass and the bartender poured the rest of the soda in but only charged $2 for the vodka. That's different.
A guy next to us bought 2 bottles of cheap champagne for his friends and they played foosball in the corner. We wandered ...
... Interestingly, despite the church’s very obviously Russian aspect, its principle architect, A. Parland, was not even Russian by birth.
The church was closed for services in the 1930s, when the Bolsheviks went on an offensive against religion and destroyed churches all over the country. It remained closed and under restoration for over 30 years and was finally re-opened in 1997 in all its dazzling former glory. The view of the church from Nevsky Prospekt is absolutely ...
... so we agreed to meet at six.
We headed up there and met them and we’d a drink before coming back down to Michaelangelo’s for dinner. We once again shared a table – this with an American couple. We had an interesting conversation about the medical staff on Princess ships. A couple of years ago the husband had had a heart attack while they were on a Princess cruise to Hawaii – it happened while he was in a queue at ...
... with mosaics. EVERYTHING! It was incredible! And because all the pictures were made of tiles instead of paintings, the colors didn’t fade and everything was really vibrant. To think about how much work went into making all this artwork is just mindboggling.
After seeing the church we parted ways and I came back to the hostel. Another big day of walking around and my knees are really starting to ...
... spend two minutes looking at every piece in the Hermitage it would take you more than 10 years to see it all. A lot of the famous European paintings were 'acquired' by Catherine II in 1764 and this layed the foundation for the future museum. We were both really blown away by the amazing collection of art and artefacts they had, particularly by artists that even Kev had heard of. Kev's verdict on the better known pieces of art was; 'Picasso was cool, Monet was rubbish and ...