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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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... similar to a circus tent. Instead of actual works of art, it was an open area where you could either sit on metal benches or, as I did, grab a bean bag and sit back on the floor. Multiple projectors displayed changing images of van Gogh's paintings and sketches and it was all set to classical music. I spent a considerable amount of time there as it was terribly relaxing. Back out in the fresh air, I headed down spectacular streets on the ...
... t know that kind of technology existed at that time so my mind was thoroughly blown. I don’t think even Marie Antoinette had something both so extravagant and innovative for the era. I can’t believe I had never heard of the Peacock Clock before. Another notable thing I saw was a gigantic urn made of solid green marble that took up most of the room it was in. It was standing on a green marble base about 3 feet high and then the urn probably brought it up to 12 feet high. ...
... minutes walk, and some how managed to buy a ticket to Vilnius. The lady at the counter didn't speak any English at all so it was some sort of miracle that I managed to buy a ticket! Find a post office - before I set out a friend of mine asked me to send a postcard where ever I went. So far I have managed to send a postcard from every country that I have visited and I wasn't going to fail now! You'll be surprised at how difficult it can be to find a ...
... of thousands of people and destroying nearly everything. I felt a little excited as the boat moved out from the river onto the open sea. I couldn't believe I was actually out on the Baltic. 1200 years ago, this was the route Vikings took from Sweden, through the rivers of Russia all the way to Constantinople and even Baghdad, trading in amber, furs and iron. A shame I had cut my hair before I got here: I'd have looked a lot more like a Viking.
While I was taking photos, ...
... lakes. This palace suffered extensive damage during WW2 and restoration work continues to this day. The "amber room" was an unforgettable highlight but NO PHOTOS ALLOWED. See the DVD when we get back.
In the evening, we were entertained in a giant marquee, by a troupe of Cossack entertainers. Colourful costumes, lively dancing and singing and a couple of vodka shots at intermission made it a great way to round off our fantastic 2nd day in this beautiful city.