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... They escaped to Paris with only 2 Rembrandts from their collection, mistakenly thinking that the revolution would not last, they never returned.
Next to Last- St. Issac's , huge cathedral held up by 112 columns of polished granite. At this stop Charles is given the tour sign and instructed to keep the group together. He amuses everyone by imitating Tatiana, who continually prefaced her talk with "Ladies and Gentlemen, I would ...
... ornate. The walls were aquamarine and trimmed with white columns and window traceries gilded with gold leaf. The style of architecture was Baroque but the inside was very Rococo. The highlight of the palace was the Jordan Staircase in the Grand Hall just inside. The white marble staircase was very grand and had a red carpet on it. The steps were not very high as to make it as easy as possible for ladies in their heels and long trains. Gold leaf and mirrors were everywhere. High ...
... later one won the argument and I was on the train bound for Vilnius via Belarus. Neither of them can speak English, so I had no idea what was going on, they just showed me to my seat and that was that. I can honestly say I was **** scared at this point because I knew I was going somewhere I shouldn't be and was rather stupidly hoping that they would just let me through and everything will be ok. So I went to sleep and hoped for the ...
... Tolle from a certain angle. You see, as Elena told me the other day, when De Tolle was sitting for his statue, he started having an affair with the artist's wife. Understandably angry but unable to turn down the commission, the artist got his revenge in other ways. From the front, De Tolle is depicted holding a map case. But viewed from Kuznetsov's statue opposite, it looks like De Tolle is holding his penis. Moral of the story: don't **** off the artist about ...
WEATHER: 15 - 21. Partly cloudy during the day. Rain at night
We decided to join Sasha, our great guide, and 14 others for a Metro ride to the city and a walking tour to discover St Petersburg.
St Petersburg is a glorious city of canals. It was planned and constructed under the orders of Peter the Great. It is known as "the Venice of the North". It is said to be built on "the bones of the serfs" who were forced to build the city ...