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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 …
... beauty to be enjoyed by everyone and are very spacious and well lit in order to take your mind off the fact you are so far below ground. We caught the underground to the Hermitage again and caught our hydrofoil from there. It took about 40 minutes to cross over part of the Gulf of Finland to the Peterhof Palace - the Summer residence of Peter the Great. The boats had to keep to a very narrow channel visible by sea flags as the Gulf at this ...
... Her parents got a priest to bless her and she was cured and had no memory of what had happened, apparently.
Anyway, back to Moscow. We visited the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, which is the tallest Christian Orthodox Cathedral in the world at 338 feet. The original 19th century cathedral (that took 40 years to build) was destroyed in 1931 by Stalin to make way for a Soviet Palace that was never built because funds dried up. The new cathedral was started in 1994 ...
... very useful to him as it turned out.
Hotel Vesta turned out to be a lovely little hotel. I had emailed them last April about a booking, but never got a reply and so used Booking.com. When we arrived they asked if I had made two bookings, but explained I'd never received confirmation from my email which puzzled them but we got a lovely large room on the fourth floor with no lift. Don't know if this was for ...
... museum is located. I headed south from St Isaacs, following the map in my lonely planet guide (looking like a total tourist). I soon found Kuznechny Ulitsa (Street) and found the flat. The area hasn't changed all that much. I didn't go into the museum because apart from the fact it was closed, hardly anything in the flat is his original belongings.
*SPOILER ALERT FOR ANYONE WHO WANTS TO READ "CRIME AND PUNISHMENT"*
Dostoyevsky set Crime and Punishment in ...