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... it into the city - but I suppose everyone likes their comforts. Helen points out the ex KGB headquarters and makes many jokes about them. Many are built on the canals over which are intricate fretwork in iron and 17th century lamps, horses, dragons. The links with the large European cities pre communism are obvious and Alexander deliberately borrowed ideas from these cities in creating his own. It is very beautiful. We stop at what is for me the iconic ...
... not just us. Each person took around 10 minutes to process and it certainly was not a lot of fun queuing out in the open in the icy cold winds of Palace Square. Finally we had our tickets and proceeded into the museum.
We opted to explore the museum on our own rather than hiring a guide. From past experience we have found that guides can sometimes provide too much information on a particular aspect and although we had about three ...
... other food. They all spoke very good English here though, so bonus there! We started with soup - I had borscht and Nate had mushroom soup. I thought borscht was beet based but this almost seemed like onion soup but without the cheese on top. It grew on me and I could see it being wonderful when you're really cold or sick. It started making me really sleepy though! Then Nate had pork belly confit with mashed potatoes and pickled vegetables and I had beef brisket stroganoff ...
We had our 2nd full day of touring St. Petersburg and we are exhausted. We took a canal boat ride, spent two hours in the Hermitage Museum, visited the Church of Our Savior on Spilled Blood, the Palace where Rasputin was killed, and St. Isaac's Cathedral. We are definitely ready for a day of ...
... turns out to be the best meal of the trip maybe because the hot dishes were hot! Salad with feta cheese plus caviar canapés, chicken Kiev with mixed vegetables, pancakes with pineapple and ice cream. It's still sunny when we come out of the restaurant so we walk to the river, then through the park to find ourselves at the Church of the Spilled Blood. It is open in the evenings during the "white nights" so we buy tickets ...