Golden Triangle Hotel
Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg
... and we had a guided tour. First of all inside the palace is so decadent. The rooms as decorated in so much gold it is unbelievable. The floors are mostly made of mosaics wood and there is so much marble and jasper you don't even know where to look. It blew me away. Then we started going through the museum.
We saw ancient mummies and so much art. We aren't really knowledgeable in the whole world of art and other than knowing that Michelangelo's David ...
We set off at about 7:30am (which of course is BEFORE sparrowfart here, although bright mid-morning light) to find the gorgeous onion-domed church we had spotted up one of the canals yesterday evening. Our route took us along several canal sides - it is still hard to believe one isn't in Paris, especially as the long boats glide out from beneath the bridge you are on. We found the onion domes without difficulty - just so gorgeous, over the top. Like a child's birthday cake on steroids. ...
... this. A very relaxed way to travel and a great alternative to flying, so much more pleasant. No Security checks, no taking off shoes, belts, coats etc etc etc. just got on, sat down and away we went! We would certainly consider this form of travel in the future.
St Petersburg is a very impressive city. Wide street, grand buildings ( many of which are being renovated) and majestic bridges. Only had a short walk this afternoon along Nevsky Prospect, the most ...
... She was ready to call Alexander, our driver, but then looked outside and he was there already so we are away. It is about a 45 min to one hour drive to Peterhof about 45 km away. I remember it as being a hard road and one lane each way and trees lining the road most of the way after we left the city so for about 25 km or more it was like that. Now it is 2 lanes each way and not very much open space except for a park between here and there. A lot of soviet ...
... from Romania, tried to help me. I told her that I had the email in the Cloud and that I could move it to my Verizon account and print it out, but of course you have to get in first. We both tried, then she had to go to dinner. She said she’d see me later, and I said probably!
I finally got fed up and decided to go eat. I also got out my IPhone and was able to move the files. By the way, FYI, when I purchased my international data package ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed