The Golden Mean

Stolyarny per 10-12, St. Petersburg, North-West Russia, 190068, Russian Federation | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from St. Petersburg

Friday the 13th Family Gathering

A travel blog entry by anyasummer2014 on Jun 13, 2014

3 comments, 3 photos

... early on Friday the 13th, ready to start cooking. I put the soaked beans on for 2 hours on the stove. I ended up using two pots because the beans had expanded so much they wouldn't cook through properly in one. Then I took to dissecting the chicken legs, do to none of the stores having chicken breasts the night before... Gah!! I gave up after two legs, attempting to cut off most of the meat, but still having so much left over. An hour later, while Skyping with my mom and waiting ...

From Russia with love

A travel blog entry by sadik.deger on Apr 26, 2014

56 photos

... medals, bullets, uniforms, coins and a variety of obscure items. Nevertheless, some rare items from private bins can also be found at the flea market. However, you rarely find something truly unique for next to nothing. The place is filled with many secondhand dealers who ferret out valuable things from the morning and then re-sell them at a significantly higher price.

After walking a bit at the market a part of the group didn't want to spend a lot of time ...


A travel blog entry by almightyg73 on Oct 09, 2013

1 photo

... from their necks. The Japanese are funny like that when they travel, they stand out massively and simply don't care but they are generally very happy and friendly folk.

Ill catch you all up later once I've got sorted and been out and about a bit more.

Well after truding the streets of St Petersburg I finally found my hostel 4 1/2 hours later.....but it was worth it as its a cracking place, a proper little home in a cracking location with some nice people....and ...

Final day in Russia

A travel blog entry by jimwitmer on Aug 09, 2013

3 photos

... the Empress Elizabeth, and Catherine the Great. The family of the last tsar, Nicholas III, is all buried together in one tomb. Afterward, we toured a building called the Commandant's House, now made into a museum of Russian history. There we lots of archeological findings from the area, and a whole wing of the building focused on life in Russia in the 18th and 19th centuries. Although we were once again beat from all of the walking and the heat, we put one last site on ...

55 Moscow-St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by richard.wolters on Jun 14, 2013

24 photos

... English they see “No” and then they continue to talk in English. So we shared a few stories and our pictures on the laptop and his phone and drank coffee together. Russians are a bit reserved so the best way to deal with that is to take the initiative to start a conversation.

The train windows have heavy blinds to make the compartment dark ,as sunset is a 11 pm and sunrise at 3.30. As I was moving north this would change to 24 hours of ...

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