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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... lower formal gardens, covering a square kilometer, are designed in the spirit of 17th century France, and are the most popular for visitors because of the fountains and the great views of the main palace seen from there.
Upon returning to the ship we collectively agreed to go and compete in the trivia challenge held at high tea. We did not win, but at least we were competitive. One of our 6 person team knew the ...
... the chapel in a particular order, as that's how it must be done. The chapel is unique in that it does not follow many of the Orthodox conventions, but it is an amazing building. As we left the Chapel Julie told us to be ready for a large bang as the 12.00 noon gun was going to be fired in the fort. It has gone of since the city was built to tell the worker it was time for lunch. Right on schedule a huge BANG exploded, and we jumped even though we new to expect it. We ...
... between 1801 and 1811 by the architect Andrei Voronikhin, boasts an impressive stone colonade encircling a small garden and central fountain. After the war of 1812 during which Napoleon was defeated, the cathedral became a monument to the Russian victory. The cathedral was named after the "miracle making icon" of Our Lady of Kazan which was housed in the church until 1932. The Bolsheviks closed the cathedral and in 1932 it was re-opened as "The Museum ...
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Monday September 15
St. Petersburg, Russia
Here's a slideshow (without audio) of some of our pics from St. Petersburg. It's hard to pick out the best since it's such a photographic city.
... landscaped parks in the world. This is a load of ****. It is basically a field with some trees and a small pond. I think "Mars" refers to the ice cream stands at the various entrances. Like most of the other parks in STD you are not allowed on the grass. The pond is fenced off so you can't get within 10 feet. There are no flowers or plants of any kind, except grass and trees. Very poor. Moscow next - can't ...