Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg
... been lots of cloudy, rainy days and even a pretty big snowstorm on June 19th in St. Petersburg.
Everyone told us that St. Petersburg would be the highlight of our Baltic Cruise, so we were excited to finally be there. Our very first experience in St. Petersburg was to be their subway, said to be one of the deepest in the world. What I did not expect, however, was that it would be so clean and so beautifully decorated. There were ...
Sometimes you have to speak in superlatives. Yet there is no way I could convey the vastness of these 5 joined museums. There are around 3 million items on exhibition. To spend 1 minute viewing each, apparently it would take 10 years to see everything ... now my math was never that good, so this is what Im told! But I believe it. In 2 1/2 hours we merely touched a few highlights. Our spirit would have loved to carry on and spend ...
... and 114 staircases. The contoured ceilings, precious woods, chandeliers, magnificent halls, staterooms and elaborate staircases and ornaments made it a place to behold. Generally, being on a structured tour can be painful, but today we were thankful for the most part. We avoided much of the crowds by having a somewhat quick tour before doors opened to the public at 10.30. The cruise ships bring in between 10000 and 15000 people each day, making it very ...
I wish this entry was being written under better terms. However, due to the fact that two of my friends and I were jumped by six Russians, I believe I should write this entry not only to solidify a memory, but also to help others learn from my experience.
It started when we were walking home looking for the closest McDonald's to the bars that we were at. On our way there, my two friends and I happened to cross ...
... 1 074;) family in the 18th Century, and it's the place where Gregori Rasputin was killed. It has beautiful dining rooms where guests and dignitaries were entertained, a beautiful ballroom (where my friend and I had a lovely quick dance!) and a magnificent private theatre, built by the family. There is a spectacular concert hall, too, and we were treated to an amazing performance by a quartet of singers. We all went out for dinner after visiting the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking