Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg
... world. And we thought we traveled! Wow, you should hear some of their stories!
Tonight the ship's entertainment are the MacDonald Brothers from Scotland. They were on the X-Factor a few years ago. Very talented.
To bed early, as Helsinki, Finland is our next port and it is an early tour.
... Novgorod, the energy in the stadium about 7-8 times that of an NHL game. An inebriated 6' 5'' 250 pound Russian guy next me couldn't resist the urge to dance during the songs played in the stoppages, and by the end of the game its safe to say we were buddies, swapping business cards and laughing our way to the exit.
Saturday night a few of us went to a Parov Stellar concert, a house / jazz musician who was was a pretty phenomenal musician. Sunday morning ...
... of snuff boxes (which were considered a status symbol even if one didn't use snuff). They were ornately decorated & jeweled. Also, lots of jewelry, crowns, etc. from the royal family. Only a few people at a time are allowed into the gold room at a time & photos aren't allowed. :( We were late returning to the ship so only had 15 min. to refresh & have ...
... of Alina:
- Doesn't drink coffee
- Hits people
- Too loud and emotional, always dances - can be fined in Sweden
- Evil when hungry
- Likes making lists and putting "check" when it's done
- Talks, roars and walks while sleeping
- Hurts people sometimes being sarcastic
- Bad at orientation, especially when being led by someone
- Loves dancing with open beer in ...
After waking late, we rushed for breakfast, packed up, checked out (leaving bags in their storage room) and set out for our final look at St Petersburg. Headed for the Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood, an onion-domed church which is decorated entirely in mosaics (all over, inside and out) which can withstand the weather conditions better than oil paintings. The church was built out over a canal to include the site where Tsar ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet