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... grilled vegetables and mashed potatoes. I was very happy to have ordered that.
Our next stop was the Russian Museum, another building crammed with art and artifacts too numerous to digest in the short time we were there. Frankly, if I saw another Russian Icon or other art work, I think I would have passed ...
My ticket also allowed photography as there is an extra charge for this but nobody was checking which ticket I had. Outside the lines were just as long so I'd probably gone all around inside while the same people were still waiting.
Then I ...
... had the Captain's Welcome drinks and dinner. Unfortunately the Captain does not speak English so we got his welcome through a translator, and I think I doubt the accuracy of the translation. We also did not get invited onto the Captain's table for dinner, not sure what you had to do to get that invite, we obviously didn't have the right stuff!!!
Another early start tomorrow so we might need to go to bed to sleep off all the Captain's drinks!
... lunch, which was different. Firstly, lunch was at 11.00 served with champagne and vodka, could handle either.
While the day was good couldn’t quite understand the guide all the time so not sure what we saw (and took photos of) sometimes.
Pretty stuffed when we got back and had a light tea at Horizon buffet, which was OK.
Not doing much today, which will be good. Can’t get off the boat without doing a tour so we will just ...
... but for the building as well as for the puppet "museum". Surprisingly, it was quite interesting, and the building is lovely. The theatre holds 300, so it's well received in the town. Other walking stops included churches and a monastery. I have warmed up to the domed Russian Orthodox churches, recognizing the beauty of many of them. The number of domes may be symbolic such as the typical, but not universal, 5 domes which ...