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Their very own church

July 1st 2016
St Petersburg, well nothing like we expected! I know I am going to bore you with photos and text but so hard to condense what we saw in just two days! Opulence, opulence! Glitz, gold and oozing money but we know there are very poor people here too! Did not know how we would go, booked a small private tour with a company who said they get Visa waivers but all good. The ship said all guests who do ... read more
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Russian Flag Founded in the 12th century, the Principality of Muscovy, was able to emerge from over 200 years of Mongol domination (13th-15th centuries) and to gradually conquer and absorb surrounding principalities. In the early 17th century, a new Romanov Dynas... ... read more
3rd July 2016

Two Day tour
Thought I'd go where you have just been. No need ,! loved your blog . Can imagine Cathederals with much Gold around ,very ornate . Princess rip you off for sure ,pays to check others . Better service too . I really loved reading about St . Petersburg . Too old to go there now so it's off my list .! ! ! ...U had 2 busy days ,often need to when away to fit all in . Never thought of Canals in St/P.. Don't know Y ! ! Enjoy ! Many thanks cheers Norma x
3rd July 2016

Norma you would just love, you are an icon, as far as travel goes, you were travelling even before I even thought about it!! I am sure if you really wanted to do it you could, but with a tour group, no English signs much at all in St Petersburg! Would be difficult I think on your own, but we just so enjoyed what we did, our tour guide was just magic! Looking forward to catching up when we get back! xx
4th July 2016

It as absolutely out of this world, thanks for your emails Norma xx

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