Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Day 211: Saint Petersburg Shopping and Ship Fun

This morning we all struggled waking up. We ate an early breakfast and then got ready for our shopping excursion. 

We took the bus ride into town which took around 30 minutes. It wasn't a terrible drive but the view on the way into the city is not the prettiest. Today was also pretty cloudy, which made the country look even more depressing. 
Once we arrived to the shopping square we began our adventures with finding souvenirs. We let Maddie pick out a Matryoshka Nesting Doll and Caleb a key chain. We were able to find our usual souvenirs and also some chocolate to share with our friends on the ship. We also walked around and took in more sites. Caleb seemed to  really enjoy shopping but his favorite part was "the big church"). We were able to walk over to the Church of Resurrection on the Spilled Blood and show the kids that. Maddie found a bench and pulled her dolls out. Caleb helped her open and put the dolls together. 
We took the bus back to the ship and then ate lunch. We met up with Alayna and the kids enjoyed some swim time. 

After lunch and pool time Daniel and I napped with Maddie. Caleb enjoyed some time at the kid's club and he met up with us to get ready for dinner. 

We enjoyed dinner and then a fun show of how Disney began. After the show ended, Caleb went back up to the kid's club and Maddie went to meet a few characters. We met up with Mickey, Minnie, and she even had play time with Goofy. When she went up to Goofy she showed him her nesting doll. Goofy sat in the floor and Maddie did the same. They then took the dolls apart and played for a good 3-4 minutes. It was so precious and she was excited. She then danced in the lobby with the people performing. 

After all of this fun it was after 10pm so we took Maddie to the room and got her to bed. Caleb joined shortly after. 

It's been a long day, so we're off to bed now. Goodnight!

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