Baby Lemonade Hostel
Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg
Grabbed some snacks, packed some clothes, jumped on the bike and rode to the train station. Bikes on the train, no problem, just take off the front wheel. Four and a half hours, some chips, cheese, cider, apricots, and a tangerine later, Saint Petersburg. Maybe tomorrow I will take some pictures for you :)
... herds in a twisted dumpling. Assembled with an uncooked filling so when fried the juices are trapped within the dumpling yummy!
After we have a little stroll, found a gorgeous food hall, full of mini delis taking a few cheeky snaps before heading back to the hostel....oh an D order a white wine and got a 200ml martini for a snip at £9!!! ....possibly a new all time price busting record! ...
... man after he designed it. Though others believed he was banished from Moscow after building it, so he couldn't have access to building plans and measurements. Even so, he snuck into Moscow during the night, made measurements and went onto build other similar buildings. Other designers have since then created similar buildings - the Church of Our Savior on the Spilled Blood being one of them. The Peter and Paul fortress, is where the bodies of ...
... set to music!). The interior was more impressive with chandeliers, gilded gold ceilings and huge rooms - these guys knew how to decorate - and this was their "holiday house". After spending the morning, came back to the city via a hydrofoil (do people still use these?), and headed off to the Hermitage museum for more culture. Almost as impressive on the inside - because the museum is in what was the "winter ...
... even more beautiful than St. Basil's, is the Church of Christ the Saviour on Spilled Blood. Quite a mouthful, and there isn't a shortened version that I know of. It was built on the site where Tsar Alexander II was assassinated in 1881, hence the title 'spilled blood'.
A highlight for me was seeing Swan Lake at the Mikhailovsky Theatre, which was actually around when the ballet was composed by Saint Petersburg's own Tchaikovksy. ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
1st night here, so we'll see how it goes...but it seems like a pretty cool place
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