Spala in Poland where the Czar had estates. They didn't go there after 1912 because Alexandra was afraid for Alexei who had had an accident there. Also, little Princess Elisabeth of Hesse ( Alix's niece) stayed with them, caught Typhoid and died there. They looked on it as a cursed palace.
Princess Nina Georgievna of Russia Sister of Princess Xenia Leeds, Romanov relations who played infrequently with the Tsar's children. Nina never did recognize Anna Anderson's claim to be Grand Duchess Anastasia as her sister Xenia did.