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Saint Petersburg

Seeing the sights in Saint Petersburg

[ Aug.2017 ] In the pictures of Saint Petersburg in Russia, you often see the photo of the Church of the Savior on Blood. That was where we visited after Smolny Cathedral. The look of…

Saint Petersburg

Sightseeing in Saint Petersburg started

[ Aug.2017 ] The first thing we did on our cruise holiday from Saint Petersburg to Moscow was a sightseeing tour in Saint Petersburg. We stayed in the moored ship and went to the centre…


Cruise in Russia

[ Aug.2017 ] The biggest country in the world, featuring for the first time on this blog, is Russia. Actually both my husband and I have been there during the time of the Soviet Union,…


Italian restaurant in Bristol

[ Aug.2017 ] On the day when we flew with the hot air balloon in Bristol in south west England, we had our lunch at an Italian restaurant which was recommended on an internet site….


Bristol balloon experience: part two

[ Aug.2017 ] I continue talking about our experience of hot air balloon flight in Bristol in south west England. The balloon went up and up and we flew over the Bristol city. When we…


Hot air balloon in Bristol: the first part

[ Aug.2017 ] Bristol, the city in the south west England, is a mecca of hot air balloon flights. Every August, they have the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta with more than 100 balloons going up…


Seafood in Bristol

[ Aug.2017 ] We went to Bristol, a city in south west England just for a short holiday. It was the first time for me. Since my husband went there and said it was nice,…


Looking over London

[ July 2017 ] We went up the Shard for the first time, which is the tallest building in western Europe. This is the work of the famous Italian architect, Renzo Piano. It was completed…