So, all packed up with good advice on what to see in St. Petersburg (thanks to Anya), Priscilla set out for her train, stopping along the way so that Anya & Lesha could buy some meat. They got her to the station with time to spare, and off she went.
She got to see lots of Russian countryside out the window (gorgeous, she reports), and thanks to an early bird compartment-mate who was to bunk below her, got to bed before six. Nevertheless, she had a fine trip, and arrived safely in St. Petersburg.
Here is what she saw there: