Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg
... were on our way. The ship, the Princess Maria, is actually a little nicer than we had imagined. Our cabin is quite small; two bunk sized beds and a tiny bathroom, where you practically have to sit on the toilet to take a shower. But it is totally adequate for an overnight journey. The ship has the usual amenities: casino, smoky Karaoke bars and a large duty-free shop. I'll have to stay vigilant to make sure Randy doesn't spend our life savings in the ...
... can take Tommie home soon and place him in his cot which I saw when I visited their empty house after I left Hanoi.
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... seem to be happening out in the suburbs.
The palace itself is a huge number of interconnected buildings and several stand alone buildings which are also palaces in their own right. Unlike the rest of the royal palaces in Russia this one is painted light blue with what would have been gold detail but this is now just a dull gold paint colour. The gate entry is similar to Buckingham Palace black with gold detail. The actual building itself is beautiful, with ...
... to overnight at Velikiy Novgorod. Even that was a long day of driving on Russian roads. But because of the late sunset and long twilight, we had plenty of time to walk around and see some of the sights of one of the oldest recorded cities in Russia. When we picked this town as our destination for the day, we hadn't realised how old the city was or how much there was to see. But we had a nice walk around the inner city, visited the ...
... for the cruise ship to contend with.
In the evening, after dinner in the Oriental Restaurant, the Headliners Singers and Dancers put on their `Tribute to Queen` show in the Theatre Royal. Again, the show was flawless, exciting, and spectacular. Each member of the troupe is a champion. I don`t know how they do it. The passengers love their shows, for the theatre is always full.
Next port will be Tallin in ...
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