Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg
... Great, he would turn on a fountain which completely drowned the late arriving guests, of course the kids were all there waiting for it to go off. Got back to the ship at 6.30pm and had to be back out again at 7.00pm for the Vodka Cruise so we ran to the buffet grabbed some food, back to the cabin and ate and then back out again. The cruise was well worth it, the sun set amazing. We got back to the ship at 11.30pm and we have another day to do in St. Petersburg ...
... any pictures here as I thought they weren't allowed - so rule abiding huh, only to find numerous others snapping away oh well. It was fun to wander around, you can even pickup vodka which might be specific to the hall amongst huge selections of chocolates, sweets, pastries and more. The lemon loaf was simply divine. There's another food hall I would have loved to check out if we had more time. It's in the basement of Stockman's near the train station, which is also supposedly the ...
... of what we could see.
As the rain was getting heavier Vladimir suggested a pub crawl. We went out to a Georgian restaurant then made our way to the first bar passing the Church of the Savior on Blood on the way which is pretty impressive. It was a big night and my last on the tour, tomorrow I was leaving Russia and heading to ...
St Petersburg, Russia
Day 2 of our private shore excursion
Thursday May 30th
8am Meeting by the ship
8-10am City tour( second part). Shopping
10-10:30am Inside guided tour of the Church on the Spilt Blood
11.00-1.00 pm Inside guided Tour of Hermitage Museum
1.00-1.45 pm Lunch (optional) in the Hermitage café
... and Connie (Germany). As soon as we walked in the girl asked, 'Rooski? Angleeski?' 'English please.' So that was comforting, we just had to wait 20 minutes for a table, but we got one 5 minutes later. Sat down and the menus were like little journals. And for the first time, had borscht, which is a beetroot based soup if you haven't heard of it. REALLY nice, ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services