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... Raphael’s, the Rembrandt’s or just the rooms themselves. Have a look at the pictures and you’ll see what we mean. If you are planning on going then book your ticket online it means you don’t have to join the MASSIVE queue at the entrance and you can walk right in. Oh and also - don’t stare too closely at the paintings, there are motion sensor alarms that go off when you get too close. Mike didn’t realise that the alarm noise was due to him ...
Visas are required to enter Russia, and they are difficult to obtain. Since there was so much we wanted to see, the eight of us designed our own two-day tour in conjunction with a private tour company, Red October. With their advice and suggestions—along with the advice of some travel books—we put together a photography tour of the city, followed by in-depth visits to some amazing sites.
Our guide, Catherine (who spoke perfect ...
... cheesy pair of matrioshka doll earrings from a souvenir shop on Nevsky Prospect, we decided to sample the delights of the kebab shop next door to the hotel, which had been taunting us with its delicious aromas since we arrived.
The kebabs weren't bad, but they couldn't compare to haddock and chips on the front...
Take it easy
... br> Lejligheden havde tilhørt Stalins svigerforældre og Stalin
selv havde boet der i et års tid. Derudover havde Lenin også boet i lejligheden
i dagene omkring revolutionen. Lejligheden indeholdte flere originale møbler
deriblandt et bord, hvor Stalin og Lenin havde holdt møder, et skrivebord Lenin
havde skrevet flere af sine taler samt et spejl, hvor både Lenin og Stalin
havde stået og barberet sig.
Vi var de to eneste personer i lejligheden ...
... we could understand on the menu was Borsch so we all went vegatarian and ordered it, and it was surprisingly good. It was fortunate that I had not seen the kitchen before eating as when visiting the toilet ( I use that term very loosely) I saw a large stool with an axe laying on it covered with blood where the meat had been chopped up - glad I had the Borsch!!
After a boring hour waiting at the border to be ...
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