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... and found a Rock Karaoke bar in full swing. All the songs were American. The guy sitting next to us struck up a conversation with us and told us that he drives 23 hours to SPB for work regularly.
The next morning, we slept in and then made it to the Russian museum after brunch. The Hermitage is closed on Mondays. It's a great collection of Russian art spread over 3 palaces, but what a messed up maze! I think there was some construction, ...
... the underground from there. We went for the second option. After navigating our way around the underground, we somehow (with a bit of planning and a bit of luck) managed to get to our hostel. Another fact about St Petersburg is that due to its northerly latitude it stays light for nearly 18 hours during the summer and dark during the winter. It was fortunate then that the room t!titled "nice bright room" and had thin cream blinds instead of curtains. This ...
... shaped - to commemorate a wedding day or as a declaration of love. An urban version of carving your initials on a tree ?
Dry, bright and sunny - warm where its sheltered but there's a freezing brutal wind that must bring the temperature back into minus territory. Some hardy souls sunbathing against the fortress wall on the shores of Neva ! Rest of city is getting ready for the Summer - old ...
... set at 2m 4cm above the ground to show just how tall Peter was. Funnily enough the mark is about 10-15cm above the top of the door. One can just imagine Peter coming home in the evening and, distracted by some matter of state, banging his head on the door frame. Housed in an alcove of the surrounding building is a small wooden boat that Peter made himself when he was young. From that boat sprung Peter's love of sailing and the genesis ...
... hanging around the centre between the two outings we had during the day, but instead went back to the hotel mid day to reassess how many bank cards we were carrying around between us and to leave some more things in the room safe. Also to make sure we both had the numbers required to stop cards quickly.
That done, we had our second trip of the day by hydofoil across the Bay of Finland to Peterhof Palace which had been the summer palace of Peter ...