Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg
... equipped kitchen, two large bedrooms and two bathrooms and more light switches than we knew what to do with. The master bedroom had blue lights on the ceiling, concealed by swooping folds of fabric, creating a rather cold effect - good for an ice bar but not so much for a bedroom. Interesting choice. The bathroom was massive; a large shower with two shower heads and a huge bathtub. Heaven. We paid $190/night - a great deal in St. Petersburg considering ...
... to stick to tradition and try a local beer.
After lunch, we headed towards our river cruise. It was nice sitting on the back of the boat, enjoying the sun and views of St Petersberg from the river that runs through the city centre. We drifted past various points of interest; Peters Summer Garden, the Aurora cruiser, various palaces, the Chamber of Curiosities and the Admirality and University embankments.
... us and yelling at us. I turned around and noticed immediately that they were pursuing us and said, "Oh ****, I think they're following us." A moment later when I turned around again and definitely realized they were following us. I told my two friends to turn around because I knew things were about to get rough. Granted, It was 6 on 3. I was completely about to accept the fact that my friends and I were about to get beaten ...
... it is that you are looking at, and the symbolism etc. There is so much that we breeze past galleries of Dutch masters to view the Rembrandts, past galleries of Renaissance paintings and sculptures to see a couple of Da Vincis and a Caravaggio, galleries of Impressionists etc. (I'm doing well to remember all this!)
Once we are through, we go for a riverboat tour of the canals. We spend an hour or so crusing up and down the main river and a couple of the ...
... lunch, we decided to find a Russian café and have some traditional Russian food. I had delicious potato pancakes and salad. It was a great lunch! Then we went inside the magnificent Church of our Saviour, the mosaics are just gorgeous, the exterior and interior are filled with them. The church took 20 years to be built and that is understandable as there is so much detail in every art work. No picture will ever do it justice, I was in awe of ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet