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... one, you would need to spend 10 years in the museum. Today we have just over two hours !
We walked up the majestic stair-case, through the throne room and into the Pavilion Hall where we saw the famous Peacock clock and some wonderful floor mosaics. Between two of the buildings which form The Hermitage, Catherine built a beautiful hanging garden where she could walk undisturbed. Then we ...
... stone. It is a real tart of a building, shamelessly flaunting it's brightly coloured onion domes and guilder spires. The Cathedral of Peter and Paul older, more grown up and discretely opulent. Both are stunning. Russians are second only to the Turks, in our opinion in hiding their historic sites by not signposting them, giving them a false address or hiding them behind an unmarked door. Those places we failed to find are the poorer for our not ...
... customer. They look like they're working hard. I've tried to book all my train traveling overnight, so I have more time to see Russia on arrival. I think my longest journey may take about 55 hours. I'm heading to Moscow at 12.30am so I can arrive to see the city in the morning, as my arrival time is 9.55am. After that I see the hermitage, which I've been told takes ...
... breakfast I made my way to the Mikhailovsky Palace where the main collection of the Russian State Museum is housed. Like the Hermitage, I decided go do a targeted visit and see just what I most wanted to see. So I concentrated on the older galleries and left the more modern art for another visit. The audio guide was very good. I got very excited to see the classic works by Repin such as "Barge Haulers on the Volga" and Surikov's ...
Yesterday when we docked there was one other ship in the harbour. Now there are 6!!!! Multiply that by an average of 3000 passengers and that's a lot of tourists in town. Add to that an International Economic Forum being held in St Petersburg today!
Could be an interesting day???
Up at 5.30 this morning to depart at 7.30 (have to allow for extra traffic and expected road blocks in the city due to Forum.) So ...