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May 2, 2010 - Mallorquines in Siberia

Mi madre me decia ahora que en que hora contrato, en el ultimo momento, una excursion guiada en castellano por San Petersburgo... Pero comencemos por el principio. El viaje comenzo con carreras. En el control de seguridad del aeropuerto de Palma, algo hay en nuestras mochilillas de mano. Tras revisar y revisar varias veces...y con las prisas de ultimo momento...habiamos metido la multiusos en el equipaje de mano. Bueno, pues facturamos una de las mochilas y volvemos a subir, pensamos... Quedan 35 minutos (supuestos) para la salida del...

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Jun 23, 2009 - Caviar Pancakes and Vodka Shots

Because Moscow and St. Petersburg are two of the world's most expensive locations for lodging, many people in these cities rent rooms in their homes. In St. Petersburg, I rented a room from a very interesting couple for almost the same money that Matt and I rented an entire apartment in Prague... and for St. Petersburg this was a great deal. Their unique personalities and hospitality made staying at their home memorable. In their 30's, owners Andrey and Sasha love to travel themselves. They also truly enjoy having guests at their home....

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Jun 22, 2009 - St. Petersburg: White Nights

St. Petersburg's creation is credited to one man: Peter the Great. Peter the Great came to power in 1682. His social and political reforms introduced a European way of thinking to a country whose aristocracy was reluctant to change. Nothing symbolized his vision more than his unpopular decision to move Russia's capital from Moscow to St. Petersburg. However, in order to move the capital he first needed to build a new city... so was born St. Petersburg, a marshland in the Bay of Finland that was transformed by one man's vision. This seaport...

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Mar 8, 2008 - 1. Tag in St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg - empfing uns mit einem komfortablen Mercedes Benz Taxi und grauem Wetter. Das Hoteltaxi gehoerte zum Petropalacehotel, mitten in der City gelegen. Nachdem wir kurz unsere Sachen abgelegt hatten, ging es auf abenteuerlichem Weg nach Puschkin, in dem sich der Katherinenpalast befindet. Wir zogen die Metro-/Busvariante den teuren organisierten Touri-Touren vor, allerdings war es etwas schwieriger, den richtigen Bus und die geeignete Haltestelle zum Aussteigen zu erwischen. Aber wir haben es gemeistert und waren trotz Schnee und...

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