Travel Blogs from Sochi, Russian Federation

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WINTER TRAVELS TO THE BLACK SEA, Magli, Krasnodarskyy Krai, Russia travel blog

WINTER TRAVELS TO THE BLACK SEA

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... out of Siberia in the winter.  I, of course, didn't listen to them. My stubbornness had once been an inspiration for Nadezda, a Russian girl now following her dreams in Belgium.  She and Elina and I, during the Summer of '06, had romanced and ...

Пошел на, Sochi, Russia travel blog

Пошел на

A travel blog entry by abigailgorman

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... same - we're all human.  We have feelings, we love, we care, we nurture and we live. I am taking a stand against the Sochi Olympics - I refuse to watch it. It won't make the slightest difference to them, I know.. but for me, I can't stand by ...

Sochi Sochi Sochi!!!, Sochi, Russia travel blog

Sochi Sochi Sochi!!!

A travel blog entry by gfitz

Sochi ...

Sochi, Sochi, Russian Federation travel blog

Sochi

A travel blog entry by kfsandiego

We will be in Sochi on Tuesday, April ...

Alrighty Then, Sochi, Russia travel blog

Alrighty Then

A travel blog entry by gather-no-moss

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... no alcohol, 3 different areas where dudes are yelling into microphones. Cow bell has been a great hit, I ring it for the Russian athletes when appropriate.  I think I have endeared myself to almost everyone I meet.   Even the tough guy Russians ...

My Unexciting Day in Sochi, Sochi, Russia travel blog

My Unexciting Day in Sochi

A travel blog entry by sunnygurl

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... a Seaman's Book yet. Apparently I didn't miss much. The weather was rainy and kind of cold, and there is nothing to do in Sochi. It is not a common place for cruiseships to go to, and I think this company is reconsidering going there as a port. I took a ...

Sochi Stopover, Sochi, Russia travel blog

Sochi Stopover

A travel blog entry by karana

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... about the Russia we saw that accords with the written views we have previously come across. Is it something to do with the Russian personality or the regimes they have endured or both?  Probably a melange of the two one would think. They are hard, ...

From Russia, With Love, Sochi, Russia travel blog

From Russia, With Love

A travel blog entry by suncitygaltx

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... the well to do...probably politicians and their buddies.  Putin has a dacha (second home) here, and visits often.   Sochi is also a destination for Russians who come to stay at a sanatorium, kind of like a medical spa.  The climate ...

More Gold !, Sochi, Russia travel blog

More Gold !

A travel blog entry by shirleymcdonald

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Slept in big time. Walked to McDonald’s for something to eat and bought a few souvenirs on the way back.  Time for another nap. (That big win and the following party were tough) watched the beginning of curling at the room.  (Russians are ...

Sochi Photos, Sochi, Russia travel blog

Sochi Photos

A travel blog entry by yuri_e

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SOCHI 2014 ...

Valentine's Day, Sochi, Russia travel blog

Valentine's Day

A travel blog entry by shirleymcdonald

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It was valentines day and Tari tormented Brad all day about forgetting to buy and bring a valentines day card.  He said they were now even because they went to Las Vegas to celebrate their 25th anniversary and she forgot the card and he even ...

Gondola, Sochi, Russia travel blog

Gondola

A travel blog entry by shirleymcdonald

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... the bus.  The line was long there too and we did not get back in time for Brad to pick up the ticket so we just went back to the hotel and watched it on TV with Russian commentary. Another exhausting but great day at the olympics in Sochi, Russia. ...

Sochi, Sochi, Russia travel blog

Sochi

A travel blog entry by qbec

I was ...

Sochi, Russia, Sochi, Russia travel blog

Sochi, Russia

A travel blog entry by costa07

The first of our eastern block countries. The news about Sochi was that they were waiting to see the outcome of their winter Olympics bid. We heard when we arrived back to Sydney that they were successful in that bid. The only issue I have with that is ...

Sunset on the Black Sea, Sochi, Russia travel blog

Sunset on the Black Sea

A travel blog entry by lsrieck

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... away about different things, not one word of English, and isn't bothered.  I like watching him talk to Phillip, who knows a little Russian, just keeping good humor with our guy.  I think he was a radio man in the air force at one time. ...

Getting There is Half the Battle, Sochi, Russia travel blog

Getting There is Half the Battle

A travel blog entry by tickettoride

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... , to say we were sleep deprived by this point would be an understatement. Upon disembarking we were greeted by 3 Russian flight attendants holding a "Sochi 2014" sign and were told “stand here”. After waiting for the plane to empty the ladies ...

February 4, 2014, Sochi, Russia travel blog

February 4, 2014

A travel blog entry by jstxgal

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FLOOD DAY Well, it turns out that if you wake up at 4:00 to watch the Super Bowl (actually it should have been called the well below average bowl, but that's a whole other story)... Anyway. When that happens, you are really tired by noon or so, bummer. ...

Skating, Sochi, Russia travel blog

Skating

A travel blog entry by shirleymcdonald

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... by. Tari and i went to women’s short program skating.  OMG what an opportunity. After the long trek back we met the guys at the local pizza place to celebrate and share pizza.  Oh boy another fantastic game at the olympics in Sochi ...

Boots !, Sochi, Russia travel blog

Boots !

A travel blog entry by shirleymcdonald

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... before so slept in late (noon).  It is raining so need the umbrellas and off to go shopping for boots.  The Russian women are very colourful and stylish and both Tari and I notice that they have really nice boots.  Today is boot shopping ...

Nice uniform, Sochi, Russia travel blog

Nice uniform

A travel blog entry by lsrieck

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Just finished day 2 of ropes and I got to go home early. Had nice political and travel conversations with Richard, the chief mechanical engineer on the team. He and I went to the Great Wall together back in 2008.  We got our uniforms the night ...

Bombay - 24th august 2000 our hearts were ..., Moscow , Sochi, Russian Federation travel blog

Bombay - 24th august 2000 our hearts were ...

A travel blog entry by sunny

... for many miles along the coast, and the Caucasus mountains form a dramatic backdrop for this large seaside resort aptly called the "Russian Riviera." Dima and his dad picked up at ADLER aiport in their red Toyota Corolla. The airport is situated 25 ...

Osthen, Sochi, Russian Federation travel blog

Osthen

A travel blog entry by asonmez

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Agacev, Maykopsky District, Russian Federation travel blog

Agacev

A travel blog entry by asonmez

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Guzerilph, Sochi, Russian Federation travel blog

Guzerilph

A travel blog entry by asonmez

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Our First Day in Sochi, Sochi, Russia travel blog

Our First Day in Sochi

A travel blog entry by shirleymcdonald

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Russia is beautiful. They have done a great job preparing for the olympics despite all the negative crap we were told before leaving. Security is really prevalent with security on every intersection. We are checked thoroughly before entering Olympic Park ...

Arrivée de Olivier et Greg à Sochi, Sochi, Russia travel blog

Arrivée de Olivier et Greg à Sochi

A travel blog entry by daniel100

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Belle journée de visite et de rencontre avec les gens Olympique. Finalement on a retrouvé nos jeunes voyageurs à Moscou Oli et Greg. on eu des rencontres avec les Dufour Lapointe ce soir pour les amis de Angie  Les jeunes prennent soin de leur ...

First sun break, Sochi, Russia travel blog

First sun break

A travel blog entry by jstxgal

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When we FINALLY landed in Sochi, I thought someone had played a really bad trick on me. The weather was totally Portland winter. If it hadn't been for the Olympic Rings set up just outside the airport I would have sworn they had flown me half way around ...

Krasnaya Polyana & MBC, Sochi, Russia travel blog

Krasnaya Polyana & MBC

A travel blog entry by yuri_e

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Krasnaya Polyana & The Mountain Broadcasting ...

Pulling ropes, dog tails, Sochi, Russia travel blog

Pulling ropes, dog tails

A travel blog entry by lsrieck

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I'm a little behind, but just spent two late nights preparing the ropes for the camera position I'm operating from.  I'm finding the Russian food a little pricey - but I'm kind of stuck where I can eat, etc.  A small plate of meat is about $5 ...

New Pictures 19/11/2013, Sochi, Russia travel blog

New Pictures 19/11/2013

A travel blog entry by yuri_e

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New Pictures ...

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