Our second day here started at 6:30 am but we didn't have to wait as long getting through passport control this time. We were very lucky with the weather as we had 2 beautiful sunny days (St. Petersburg typically has 13 or 14 sunny days in a year!). Started with a city drive followed by a boat ride on the canals and Neva river. Lucky we went early as the number of boats battling for space later on was incredible! Our next stop was the Hermitage museum which has o...
Wayne and Lyn's 2014 Adventure
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A bit scary going through passport control this morning. Had to wait a fair while as the Russians don't like too many coming off the ship at once and they are very slow with checking everyone's papers. This is also the only port where we have to go through this process! We drove to Peterhof (summer palace of Peter the Great and modelled on Palace of Versailles) - 1 hr away. View from palace extends down to the sea as Peter wanted to look over all the ships coming...