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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 :)
... a local park next to the Church of our saviour. It was really amusing because it was a beautiful sunny day for St Petersburg and the park was filled with lush green grass, only true to the Russian government there was a sign with rules about park usage. Some of these rules were no walking on the grass and no sports. We both joked that they might have just put under the rules "no having fun" considering all the things you weren't allowed to do. On our way back from this area ...
... and by 1924 was turned into a museum.
Inside the fortress is the Peter and Paul Cathedral. This cathedral holds the tombs of Russian Tszars or Emperors including Peter the Great and his family and Alexander III. Unfortunately the outside of the cathedral was under reconstruction when we visited. We did see the 400 foot tall gilded spiral with the golden angel ...
It is now just after 9pm and I am wanting to go take some night shots of the Winter Palace and Palace Square but heavy rain seems to have set in so it isn't looking like I will get out but never mind.
Tomorrow we have an early start as we are being picked up at 7am to be taken to Pulkovo Airport for our 1 hour flight to Tallinn in Estonia.
Russia has been a very interesting experience for us. Moscow was full on and quite tough to get around ...
... one before that—which makes him the antepenultimate podiatrist—now there’s a short story title).
I slept till after 8! Showered and dressed, went to the Lido for lots of juice, coffee, and eggs benedict—and a blueberry muffin!
I went to the library to see if there was a daily trivia quiz. There was. On port days it’s less competitive, but there seem to be a lot more people who have stayed on ship than ...
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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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