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... very well. After about 40 minutes we both had Turkish Russian cuts, which neither of us were too thrilled about. The self pity ran deep and we were forced to eat at the local KFC. Jamie had a meltdown when the cashier got literally everything he ordered wrong, and that she couldn't communicate in English. It was hilarious. This is where the iphone comes in handy. Take a picture of the menu and then zoom in on what you want, it's almost foolproof. I have no idea how KFC is popular, ...
The first impression of the restaurant was a mixed one. It was decorated with balloons and had a decent choice of beer, wines and spirits. But Dominik can't take it well if someone serves him an oxidized white wine that had an expiry date of 1 year ago, then doesn't offer an alternative choice and in the end bills him for the faulty product. It didn't help he tried to explain to the waiter that the wine was faulty. The guy took a sip and declared that it's fine. ...
... Russia as it is open through the winter months, an offshoot of the 'gulf stream’ keep it ice free. The hillsides of the city covered with mostly soviet era housing blocks that upon close inspection are all beginning to suffer from concrete cancer. The newer blocks on the outskirts have a little more style.
David also managed to get a new tyre here so now we have a spare again, always a comforting thought.
Lyn was most surprised to ...
... and bars. The wooden buildings are weathered and more than a few are dilapidated. These people don't have cars and chop wood as far as I could see. Bursting through the hotch-potch of wooden properties and utilitarian concrete blocks there is the odd Russian Orthodox Church with shiny golden onion domes and brightly coloured green, sky blue or white colours and patterns - complete contrast to their immediate surroundings. Bit un-nerving at times as there were ...
... just rock up and wait for the next one, which ideally shouldn't be more than a few minutes away". Well this is the Russia I've experienced so far for sure. In the SPb and Moscow metros I don't think I ever waited more than 45 seconds for a train heading in my direction. And usually it was less than 20 seconds. And I changed lines a number of times over a number of days. Anyway, maybe these are the musings of a man told to head west but chose east ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center