St Petersburg Morning

We took a dawn cruise on the Neva on out second day in St Petersburg. The air was heavy and grey flecked with drizzle… then it changed its mind… I am sure I should know the name of this cathedral, but I don’t… No time today to Nanowrimo today- worked on wedding stuff all dayContinue reading “St Petersburg Morning”

A Public Inconvenience

No matter how prepared you think you are or how seasoned a traveller you might be – there are times you will be caught out. We were collected from the ship at 7.00, setting off for 2 whirlwind days in Saint Petersburg, Paris of the Baltic, Jewel of the Neva… First stop – the PeterhofContinue reading “A Public Inconvenience”

Keeping Track of History in St Petersburg

We’d driven past the Church of the Spilled Blood en route to everywhere and by the time we arrived, it was the end of the day. My head was full of art and culture and history and numb from the hard-sell at the ‘quality’ gift shop we were taken to and held hostage for nearlyContinue reading “Keeping Track of History in St Petersburg”