After a most exhausting morning exploring the Catherine Palace and its adjoining gardens, we finally had the chance to rest our tired feet and have a good lunch before we begin a second wave of walking at the Peterhof Palace.One of the advantages of taking a Princess Cruises shore excursion was...
The tour of the Catherine Palace today includes an outdoor tour of the Catherine Garden which forms part of a larger Catherine Park.Being so used to spending significant amounts of time exploring the beautiful Catherine Palace indoors, we could not get used to having to spend the late morning under the...
The highlight of the Baltic cruise offered by Princess Cruises are the two days at Saint Petersburg, Russia.  We were pretty thankful for this, because other than the tour of the Hermitage and the city of Saint Petersburg which already took up a full day, there was also the Catherine Palace...
While we had the privilege to be in Russia, how could we ever miss attending a Russian ballet, a form of art that Russians are famous for and most proud of!And so it was that after a most exhilarating day at the Hermitage Museum and half day of exploring the city of...
After a most awesome morning at the Hermitage Museum, we embarked on the next part of the shore excursion - exploring the city of Saint Petersburg on our own for 3 hours. This part of the shore excursion was unguided, unlike at Bruges, and all we had was a...
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