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TravelPod Member ReviewsBaby Lemonade Hostel St. Petersburg
1st night here, so we'll see how it goes...but it seems like a pretty cool place
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... We were forewarned by the good folks on the interweb that the architecture is in serious competition with the art, and I agree with that assessment - there are surprises wherever one looks.
We purchased our tickets on line which allowed us to jump the queue. We started early and stayed at it until nearly closing time. From ancient (3-4 century B.C.) Siberian artifacts ...
... It 's now about 4pm. We are resting as Kathryn is going to the ballet tonight. I 'm not! This morning we went to Catherine's palace. I sent 15 pics on the photo stream describing this experience. The weather continues to be excellent. High in the low 60's. Wake up in the low. 50's. No sun in the morning but comes out by 11am. They say we are lucky that it's not raining. Tomorrow more ...
... snow of winter make the park far more magical and surreal than it could ever hope to be even in summer's full bloom), and come across the Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood - a Saint Basil-esque cathedral built on the site where Czar Alexander II was assassinated (hence the name), which was second on my 'must-see' list. My aimless walking brings me next to the war memorial's eternal flame, where I stop a while and ponder the suffering experienced by the ...
... found that I had not been walking alongside the canal that I had thought I was or had intended to be following. I now realised that when I left the hotel I started following the first canal I came to when I should have been following the second. It was not a great mistake but instead of walking towards where I wanted to be I was actually walking a loop around it.
St Petersburg is a lot more tourist friendly that Moscow. In some ways that is a ...
... the short distance to the river. I was out of water, it was warm,although a little overcast, the first time it hasn't been sunny all trip. Aside from a couple of golden domes in the distance, St. Petersburg looked, well... grotty as hell really. Crumbling and part-demolished apartment blocks dominated the view. After the previous 2 cities with their nice combination of the old and the modern... this just looked awful.
Nevertheless, with a full pack on, ...