A beautiful sunny day in St. Petersburg-our guide said it was one of just 30 or 40 in the whole year! Actually the day before the rain stopped midday and the sun came out then also and it didn't set until about 10:30 pm! We started our tour with a wonderful river boat ride through the rivers of the central city including the main Neva River. Many great views and many low bridges just like on the Erie Canal. They are all drawbridges but were built low so not to m...
Two Sisters Take On The Continent
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First real rain of the trip and also first experience with Russian bureaucrats. Because of visa requirements everyone must be booked on a tour in order to leave the ship and visit St. Petersburg. We have 2 days here but there is much to see and a tour is the only way to go. My research took me to Alla Tours- very well recommended, much less expensive than the ship tour and much smaller groups. We were 14 in our group and our tour leader was Alexandra, a fu...