Splendor of St Petersburg (Day 2 of 2)

June 17, 2018 mustravel 0

Today, we left the ship at 7:30 am and made our way to the same minibus and tour guide from Day 1.  We headed out of St. Petersburg for the town of Pushkin to visit Catherine’s Palace.  Our travels took us down Moscow Avenue which highlighted the Soviet period of [read more…]

Splendor of St Petersburg (Day 1 of 2)

June 16, 2018 mustravel 0

Our tour, Splendor of St. Petersburg Day 1, began on a sunny Saturday right at the port.  We loaded into an 18-passenger van with 14 passengers present.  Our tour guide Alex had previously lived in the US (Cincinnati, Ohio to be exact), so his English was quite good. At the [read more…]