The Golden Mean

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

St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by jollyskiem on Sep 12, 2014

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... however, the scenery remained very wooded and green but the landscape was littered with crumbling houses and rusted metal structures. The change from neat and clean Finland to dour and dirty Russia was swift and obvious. Arriving in St Petersburg was an experience. We were met by a large Russian lady who could speak only a couple of words of English (still more than what we can speak of Russian!) who took us ...

Day 16 St Petersburg

A travel blog entry by jblackley on Jul 16, 2014

4 comments, 5 photos

We are completing this entry late due to the very full day.
We had another early start to beat the crowds to Catherine Palace and Park in Pushkin Town, 50 minutes out of St Petersburg. This was the summer palace of Catherine the Great, just one more modest little summer shack (not!).

This was an enormous blue and white palace set in beautiful park land. The interior is an unbelievable collection of rooms decorated in the baroque style ...

From Russia with love

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

56 photos

... couches and tables. It was more like that we visited someone instead we were at a bar. We took some local beers and after a while Dogan went back to the hotel to wait for Feyza. Metow and me went out to go for clubbing. Nightlife was waiting for us…. On our mind we had to go to the Metro Club. This club was not located in the city center and to reach there it was another challenge. We took the metro from Nevsky Prospekt. The metro station was quite funny. On the platform ...

St Petersburg to Moscow

A travel blog entry by mgibbs on Apr 16, 2014

7 photos

We had a quiet morning at the hotel before embarking the Sapsun train to Moscow. There was plenty of room with a card table arrangement for our set of four seats. The train travelled at around 200kph but was very smooth. The dilapidated nature of both country dachas and Stalinist era apartment blocks was a recurring theme. The general vista ...

Landfall Russia

A travel blog entry by timthelibrarian on Aug 31, 2013

6 comments

... a tailwind all the way so we landed about 45 minutes early. Got through customs fine after a decent queue. Withdrew what seems like a lot of money at the ATM but in reality wasnt. About 30 roubles to the dollar at the moment.

My first chance to practice my Russian wasn't glorious (just asking for directions to the toilet) but I made myself understood. Those language books have paid off! Caught the shuttle bus from the airport to ...