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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 …
It was then time to head home so I tried to find Admiraltyskaya Metro nearby, whose entrance was hidden inside a regular street building so hard to find and not a typical metro entrance. It was ...
... the passport. Other than that, though, there were no glitches and we were met by Viktoria, our guide, right in the terminal. We were very excited to discover that John, Lorie, Doug, and Carrie...our dinner companions…were in the same tour group as we were. The whole group was 15, so we made up almost half of it. We also met, and immediately hit it off with Bill, Heather, and Julie…three teachers from Brampton…so we knew this was going to be a ...
... The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood. The outside is a classic Russian style church with colorful onion domes. The inside is entirely covered in mosaics. It was built on the site of the assassination of Tsar Alexander II and has a memorial to him inside.
We ended the day at the Yusupov Palace. This was the residence of some of the extended family of the Tsar. This is where Rasputin was poisoned and eventually successfully ...
... city is about 45 minutes or more from the port. St. Petersburg is called the Venice of the north. I can see why. There are canals and bridges everywhere. I think I heard that there were 500 bridges in St. Petersburg. Also, we were told that after 1:30 in the morning until 5 in the morning all the bridges are open to alow the ships to pass. I am guessing that this is because the bridge keepers are probably not at work. When I first heard this I misunderstood what open ...