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Helsinki, Finland another great Baltic Cruise stop Beach, shops, church, cathedral, harbourside market, are all close to the stop where the shuttle bus will drop you. By a building that looks like it was a railway station but now is a flea market. As pretty as it is, there is a lot more to see than that. GOOGLE MAP First, there...
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St. Petersburg in Russia is probably an overnight stay on your Baltic Cruise. This is an overview that will help you figure St Petersburg out, because there is a lot on offer. The first thing that hits you about Russia is that it is just the same as everywhere else, people and places and the Roman old religions form part of...
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CHURCH OF THE SPILLED BLOOD - This church is situated along the Griboyedov Canal with a paved walkway running along both sides of the canal. It is also known as Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood. MAP POSION HERE It was built on the site where Emperor Alexander II was fatally wounded by political nihilists in March 1881. Building of the church...
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How to do St. Petersburg on your own? - It is actually easy and after the world cup myth buster on Russia maybe more people will feel easier about visiting. Cruise ships normally stay overnight because there is a lot on offer, which means there is a lot for you to figure out here on the banks of the river...
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With so many ships berthed at St Petersburg, and so many tourists in town, venues and functions can sell out. So this tip is to make sure you get what you wanted. Or, to be clear, the Russian Ballet evening does not necessarily mean you are going to see the Bolshoi Ballet at the Bolshoi or any other large...
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While the others went round the Fields of Mars and the church (entrance not included in the St Petersburg Explorer), as we were left on our own, we went rogue and crossed the river. We were not the only ones who crossed the bridge to the Peter & Paul Fortress. We had just enough time for an overview and to know...
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Chocolates and Happiness - Yes, those roses are all made of chocolate.EVERYTHING else is made of chocolate too. Amongst the thousands of great choice shops, this is the queen... and it is here - the box shows you C&H on Google maps.GOOGLE MAP TO CHOCOLATE AND HAPPINESS  Gino says, "you can't buy happiness, but you can buy chocolate!" He should...
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The Abba Museum in Djurgården in the Country that gave us the TV series The Bridge, is mega popular.Is the Abba museum worth it? YES - We think so, so do hundreds of others so we advise the ship tour as they get you in, or you might pre book on-line, and possibly add the VASA museum and get...
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and the winner is ..... We start by saying there are some dodgy zip lines around, these claim 100% safety records. They are freaky, you need a good heart. 1. Batoka Gorge Zip-line. Is not a little zip line. 135m across the canyon just up from Victoria Falls. 75m above the ground. You run and jump. You accelerate to speeds of...
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