Casa Leto Private Hotel
Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg
We soon forgot the tiredness and the exertion when first job of the day was breakfast - cheese curd fritters with honey - odd combo, bit sweet, bit sour - but made a change from instant noodles. We had a FOUR HOUR walking tour lined up - so we "negotiated" it down to 3 (Masha was fairly quick on the uptake). Architecture featured high on the list of impressive aspects of St Petersburg - very European, more like Paris or Amsterdam as opposed to ...
... over 200 years ago. Saint Petersburg became the cultural hub of Russia rapidly and he and his successors accumulated millions of priceless works of art that is the second largest museum in the entire world. One of the tallest buildings in Petersburg is the former KGB building. Russians joke that the building is so tall that one can still see Siberia from the cellar. Haha!
In about 5 minutes one will realize that Saint Petersburg puts all of its pride and joy into ...
... really like 10, but him & Georgia, wake up at like 6 every morning & get bored waiting for everyone to wake up. Some of us ventured a bit further out of St pete's and went to see Petergof gardens, then decided to spend the rest of the day in a pub waiting for the first train. When we got back to the hostel & we were getting packed ready to leave, their was a Russian soldier in the kitchen with what we guessed was his bit on the side. He seemed ...
... to the age of the theatre because it certainly appeared as though it had been around for a while.
On Monday morning, Nick got to enjoy one final session of driving on Russian roads and to be annoyed by Russian drivers – just so that he won’t forget in a hurry! As he said, he can think of many words that begin with the letter “F” to describe Russian drivers, but the only one I can include here is ...
... meet (and pickled herring)
Vegetables, fresh, steamed or pickled
Dinner - Same as lunch with additional
meet dishes, sometimes chicken
Noodles, rice or several types of potatoes
At restaurants there was a wide variety of things that sounded great
Sometimes when you got them (as an American) you had to scratch your head.
Larry ordered a chicken sandwich . . . ??
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking