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We had been thinking of finding a guide to help us around in Moscow and St Petersburg – but I am glad that we didn't go to that trouble as it has been a piece of cake getting around these cities. We had thought that we would not be able to read words in Cyrillic script but we have picked up quite a bit and can vaguely read the things that we …
... a wooden house in the Dutch style built in 1708 for Peter the Great and his family. This was replaced in 1711 by a stone building, the remains of which formed the foundations of the Hermitage Theatre. Parts of this original palace have now been restored and are open to the public.
Empress Anna Ioannovna was the first of Peter's descendants to reconstruct the palace. In 1731, she commissioned Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli, the recently appointed court architect ...
... a Celebrity ship was given first access to the wall so we had to wait out in the bay) we were one of the lucky ones to get off the Eurodam early with the side benefit being a much shorter customs lineup. Even though we might have been twenty-fifth line it must of took us at least 45 minutes or so to edge our way up to the big red line on the floor. Who knew when the guys at the other end of the line actually got to the line as each person had ...
... minor hiccup we were onboard our ferry the 'Princess Maria' safe and sound. Kev thought it was funny that the old dodgy looking Russian scanners were obviously more advanced than the high tech international airport scanners as you didn't have to remove your laptop from your bag or take off your belt.
We had done quite a bit of research leading up to this trip as to what the easiest way to access Russia was. We read about being able to take advantage of a free 72 hour ...
Our first day on tour started in earnest – we were woken with music at 6.45am (wasn't this supposed to be a holiday?) After breakfast we were met onshore by our local tour guide before boarding the buses to take in the sights of St. Petersburg. Our list for sight-seeing seemed a little excessive however as we were only in St. Petersburg for one day we had a lot to fit in. Smolny Cathedral was the first on the list followed by the very impressive ...