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Training Log Archive: pauline

In the 7 days ending Oct 8:

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Saturday Oct 8 #


6.35 miles - walking from the hotel to the Hermitage's General Staff Building, round the General Staff Building to see its collections & exhibitions, then to the Russian Museum & round its collections & exhibitions, before down to the 24 hour supermarket on Neviskiy Prospect (to buy chocolate for work) & back to the hotel, via a restaurant on Neviskiy Prospect.

Friday Oct 7 #


3.64 miles - Walk between hotel & Hermitage, round Hermitage, and to & from dinner.

Thursday Oct 6 #


5.08 miles - walking from our hotel (Nevsky Grand Hotel - 10 Bolshaya Konushennaya St) in St. Petersburg to & from the Faberge museum, then to & from Nikolaevsky Palace (4, Ploschad' Trouda). Plus to & from the S.S. Peter & Paul cathedral in the Peter & Paul fortress.

Wednesday Oct 5 #


6.05 miles - walking from the hotel (Hotel Natali - 56A Malaya Street) in Pushkin, St. Petersburg to the post office & back, then to the restaurant near Catherine Palace, then on a wander past the Alexander Place, a convent, & Pushkin's dacha, then back to Catherine Palace and round its grounds, then back to the hotel.
Distance does not include our walk through the palace itself.

Tuesday Oct 4 #


2.49 miles walking from our hotel (Volkhov Hotel, 24 Predtechenskaya Street) to Veliky Novgorod's Kremlin, around it, across the river to the trading area & then to the cafe where we had lunch & back to the hotel.

1.75 miles around the open-air "Museum of Wooden Architecture" outside Novgorod.

0.61 miles to & from the supermarket to buy water.

Total: 4.86 miles

Monday Oct 3 #


5.51 miles - walking to & around the Kremlin, then through the Alexandrovsky Gardens to the underground department store where we had lunch & on to the Okhotny Riad, then from their to Lubyaskaya Ploschad, then back to New Arbat Street & out to our restaurant for that evening, then back to the hotel for a minibus transfer to the railway station for the overnight train to Novgorod.

1.90 miles - walking between Sportivnaya metro station & Novodevichy convent, round its grounds & swan lake beside it.

Total: 7.41 miles

Sunday Oct 2 #


4.24 miles walking from the hotel to Arbatskaya metro station and then from Ploschad Revolyutsil metro station to Red Square (& Lenin mausoleum), then onto GUM department store, before a visit to St. Basil's cathedral, then the Tretatykov Gallery & finally to the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour & back to the hotel.
N.B. distance doesn't include that inside the metro system or walking around the 2 cathedrals & the art gallery.

Back out in the evening to a restaurant (Cafe My My) on Old Arbat Street and then back via New Arbat Street (2.59 miles).

Total distance: 6.83 miles

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