Travel Blogs from Nizhniy Novgorod, Russian Federation

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Some pictures again...finally, NN, Russia travel blog

Some pictures again...finally

A travel blog entry by hiraeth3

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Well, we have less than a month now, and then we'll be leaving for Moscow! We're in the last seminar and it's going well so far. We have our big exams and our research paper due in about three-and-a-half weeks! I know I'll be busy with those over ...

Almost the half-way point!, NN, Russia travel blog

Almost the half-way point!

A travel blog entry by hiraeth3

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... RSP girls. It's called 9 Pota (9 Rota). We're still not quite sure what the name means, and it was all in Russian (w/ no subtitles), but it was good nonetheless! It's a pretty popular film right now, here in Russia...about the Soviet war in ...

Odd Job and the Mongol Traders, Kirov, Russia travel blog

Odd Job and the Mongol Traders

A travel blog entry by ashermj

... bag. The water that I had bought the night before had frozen, so it was definitely bellow freezing in the room. The Russian provodnik (attendants) got out the coal and the room went from one extreme in temperature to the other. The scenery out the window ...

Pictures! Pictures! Pictures!, NN, Russia travel blog

Pictures! Pictures! Pictures!

A travel blog entry by hiraeth3

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Here are some more pics...! Still from St. Petersburg (most of them), but many of NN will be coming ...

Nizhny Novgorod, Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia travel blog

Nizhny Novgorod

A travel blog entry by sonyann

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C'est Masha qui nous heberge a Nijny Novgorod. Visage rond et pose, cheveux tirant sur le roux, quelque chose dans le temperament flegmatique et le sourire triste qui rappelle la Finlande. Pour la remercier de la delicieuse soupe aux champignons ...

...Happy be-lated Veteran's Day..., NN, Russia travel blog

...Happy be-lated Veteran's Day...

A travel blog entry by hiraeth3

... topic has been extremely hard for me to take here. Our professor is very biased in his thinking on this subject. And, naturally, the Russian press is not very "sympathetic" to our cause. I don't pretend to wave a "Bush and the American military can do ...

Kazan, etc., NN, Russia travel blog

Kazan, etc.

A travel blog entry by hiraeth3

... though. Anyway, yeah, it was killer hot on the train coming into Nizhni. We started our final seminar today! It's the Russian politics/International Affairs seminar....the one I came here for! :O) We have a huge research paper due in about a ...

Nizhniy Novgorod, Nizhniy Novgorod, Russian Federation travel blog

Nizhniy Novgorod

A travel blog entry by clare_pinki

I'm in Europe now, Nizhniy Novgorod, Russian Federation travel blog

I'm in Europe now

A travel blog entry by gypsymichelle

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3rd biggest city in Russia, I see my first McDonalds, nice kremlin here as well ...

Nizhniy!, Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia travel blog

Nizhniy!

A travel blog entry by pdxtrekker

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I've settled in pretty well here; my first week at Nizhniy. I have decorated my dorm room with all your cards, and have the encouraging notes from my great friends from community group at my bedside! My class schedule is language class from 9:30-12:30 ...

Boxer and a Lawyer, Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia travel blog

Boxer and a Lawyer

A travel blog entry by ensio

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... tyttoystavan isa oli yhden kaupunginosan johtaja joten Dennisilla oli VIP-liput joka peliin. Vastakkain olivat FC Nizhniy Novgorod - FC Luch-Energiya Vladivostokista. Kannustamamme joukkueen voittaessa 3-1 istuimme matsin VIP-katsomossa ilmaisen ...

Eastern Shame, Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia travel blog

Eastern Shame

A travel blog entry by pdxtrekker

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Growing up biculturally has definitely been enriching for me. However, I have also experienced some clashes in learning both Eastern and Western ways. Some from my own exasperations and some from a few people who have projected it onto me, I have carried ...

Chicken Mystery Salad Royale, Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia travel blog

Chicken Mystery Salad Royale

A travel blog entry by pdxtrekker

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... Afters as I type ;) The international office is impressive. That's where we have our tea breaks. There are usually half a dozen Russian students there who greet us and keep us company. Gallina, an older woman, is the director of the international office. ...

Marshroutes and trolleys and metros...oh my!, NN, Russia travel blog

Marshroutes and trolleys and metros...oh my!

A travel blog entry by hiraeth3

... language can make you feel when you're in a foreign country. This feeling has increased exponentially since moving in with my Russian host family. It's really humbling when you can't speak to a five year old little girl....the best part is when you've ...

Just another update..., NN, Russia travel blog

Just another update...

A travel blog entry by hiraeth3

... of miscommunications and misunderstandings, but I guess that's normal. I had a conversation with one of the directors of the program here (a Russian) about my "diet issues" and she ended up calling them for me! I wasn't sure how that would end up going, ...

Siberia, Siberia, Russia travel blog

Siberia

A travel blog entry by paulandmel

SIBERIA MAP ...

Vladimir and Suzdal, NN, Russia travel blog

Vladimir and Suzdal

A travel blog entry by hiraeth3

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... So we're all taking advantage of the free time to sleep, do homework, go shopping, whatever. We start our second seminar (Russian Literature) tomorrow. We always have so much reading to do! We still have our three hours of language class per day of ...

With a little help from our friends, Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia travel blog

With a little help from our friends

A travel blog entry by paul_karen

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Once we left Vladimir we took a 3 hour train to Nizhniy Novgorod which is one of the biggest cities in Russia. As we got out of the station we were faced with chaos. Lots of people, lots of traffic and the ever present MacDonald's sign in the distance. We ...

Two down....one to go...., NN, Russia travel blog

Two down....one to go....

A travel blog entry by hiraeth3

Alrighty.... I have my research paper done (two days early...what a shocker!) and took my Russian language final today. I did well...only by the grace of God and my teacher...:O) I'm just glad it's over! On Wednesday comes the big one....the final for ...

Train2, Dunno2, Russia travel blog

Train2

A travel blog entry by trent

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The Transiberean way in  (#350, Car. 3, Seat 11), Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia travel blog

The Transiberean way in (#350, Car. 3, Seat 11)

A travel blog entry by joaopisco

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... station in time. Made my way to the seat 11, car. 3 of the train #350. I land in the middle of some big russian families in a great local environment, just as I imagined. The train looks old and uncleaned from the outside but, in fact, first impressions ...

Classic Russian City, Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia travel blog

Classic Russian City

A travel blog entry by agi_and_rudi

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... a while to find the hotel. It was a bit difficult to orientate as the city is very mountainous. Not many backpackers visit Nizhny Novgorod; therefore there is no hostel as such so we had to stay in a hotel that was much more expensive than hostels. The ...

An Unexpected Holiday, Nizhniy Novgorod, Russian Federation travel blog

An Unexpected Holiday

A travel blog entry by vontiki2000

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... long twenty minutes, we had arrived at the train station in Vladimir. We then boarded our train for the short trip to Nizhny Novgorod. Upon arriving, we hopped on one of the city's very useful trams to get to the hostel. Once there, we were greeted by ...

Veturimiehet heiluttaa, Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia travel blog

Veturimiehet heiluttaa

A travel blog entry by themartti

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Heraamisia, onneksi pois sen Babushkan reviirilta. Pakkaus, suihku, aamupalaa ja kahvi. Tapaan ruotsalaisen perheen joilla mukana 8v poika. Poika halunnut aina Venajalle joten perhe muutti lomasuunnitelmansa. Jutustelemme hetken aikaa ja lopulta menen ...

Pluie et vent sur Nijni-Novgorov, Nijni-Novgorov, Russian Federation travel blog

Pluie et vent sur Nijni-Novgorov

A travel blog entry by nicob

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Premiere vraie galere, pourtant c'etait bien partis, j'avais pris mon billet pour Kazan (en Russie, les billets s'achetent a la gare de depart), mais apres avoir marche sous une pluie battante avec du vent et 6 petits degres (affiches a la sortie de la ...

Nov 05, 2010, Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia travel blog

Nov 05, 2010

A travel blog entry by brianpbrady

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Nizhniy Novgorod, Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia travel blog

Nizhniy Novgorod

A travel blog entry by hello-ulli

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... Novgorod (Gorky). Km 461 of the Trans-Siberian-Railway. A big vibrant industrial center of Volga region. More information: http://wikitravel.org/en/Nizhniy_Novgorod http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nizhniy_Novgorod ...

Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia, Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia travel blog

Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67

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... results over the years but nowhere near as massive a scale as in the old Soviet Union. My somewhat negative impressions of Nizhniy Novgorod were doubtless affected by the poor accommodations we had in a very rough part of town.  I'm glad, however, ...

Nizny Novgorod, Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia travel blog

Nizny Novgorod

A travel blog entry by ozitag

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... looking churches and a kremlin on top of the hill.  A girl in Mcdonalds seemed surprised that tourists would come to Nizny Novgorod but its a nice spot. We arrived in the morning and booked the train to go that night (saves accomodation!) so had a ...

The River Volga Strikes Accord, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia travel blog

The River Volga Strikes Accord

A travel blog entry by planetlars

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... he understood I asked and we then started talking. She was a little apologetic for the standard Russian questions aimed at foreigners. On alighting at Nizhny Novgorod kind Yuri (who'd taken the seat of my previous opposite when he had alighted earlier) ...

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