||On day three, our primary goal was a tour of St. Petersburg. This would help us get to know each other a little better as a team, and also fight off the jet lag of the last two days.
It would probably takes weeks to see all the sights that this incredibly historic city has to offer, but we hammered through it in a day, spending some time at the Peter and Paul Cathedral (burial place of the Russian Czars) and the Hermitage, a massive museum complex, comprised of six converted palaces and residences in St. Petersburg, filled with thousands of exquisite artworks. The Hermitage is reknowned as one of the largest museums in the world, with over 3,000,000 pieces of art on display. To do it right would take several days. Again, we went through on the express tour, zooming by works from Da Vinci, Monet, Picasso and more in a few hours. The day was capped off by dinner in a cozy restaurant right next to Church of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ (one of the more famous “onion domed” churches).