Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg
... to anyone coming to St. Pete. There is also an option to go the spire and get an arial view St. Pete, but it was so grey and gloomy today that I didn't go. After the cathedral, I walked around town for a bit, brought some souvenirs and went back to the hotel to grab my stuff for tonight I was getting in a sleeper train to Vilnius. I made it to my train with about 10 minutes to spare which was a little tight for my liking but ...
... out my trusty Lonely Planet guide. 5pm it closes. Daaaaaamn!!! Now I felt a little frustrated and couldn't help but feel like I had wasted the afternoon. But I tried to put it behind me. After all I was in St Petersburg! I grabbed a coffee and a muffin at Cafe Mosse on Nevskii and then decided to just wander Nevskii for a while. Went through Gostinii Dvor, a massive department strore that takes up an entire city block. I was trying to find an external hard ...
What a country!
We really had no idea what to expect in
St. Petersburg; but, we were certainly pleasantly surprised. For
Marley, it was like she was reliving her last year of history; but,
this time in 3D on the actual grounds in which it took place. It's
impossible to describe for you here all that we saw and experienced;
but, we'll try to do the highlights justice. We began our visit with
a professional guide who is also a ...
... different food, brands etc, and then the fun game of trying to work out things are and what flavours they are based off the pictures. Unfortunately this trip to the supermarket was pretty much a major fail as half the stuff wasn't quite right. I had been planning on making mushroom and corn fitters for dinner, but unfortunately, the corn that looked like it was cream corn in the picture was actually just regular corn, and what looked like couscous was actually millet and ...
... or someone with a large imagination, unlimited funds whether you broke the country or not, and people to build you whatever you could imagine or want. We were allowed to take photos except for the Amber Room so I will include photos when I finally get them edited.
After going through the palace, we also spent a bit of time going through the gift shops. The prices of all the merchandise in St Petersburg has gotten rather extreme ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed