The Brothers Karamazov hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
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It was slow moving as there were large tour groups with guides holding me up. One group was Korean so I stopped for fun to listen to them. They moved aside to let me pass so I replied 'gunchaneyo' (its ok). This resulted in startled gasps from many of the ladies 'hangul mal' (you speak Korean!!).
OKAY PEOPLE. DAY #10. Sorry for the delay, time for an abroad update. We don't have internet access on the ship so this is brought to you courtesy of the one, the only, Ali Kessler.
ANYWAY, the ship doesn’t take long to get used to… it’s small enough to not get lost but big enough to not be claustrophobic. Most people don’t know anybody coming in so it’s easy to make friends fast. Everyone is outgoing and ...
... said that a popular payoff involves giving an official a bottle of fancy brandy. But no one actually drinks the brandy because it becomes a form of currency, to be traded off in the future for another favor from someone else.
At no point did we face any official scrutiny as foreigners, and we couldn’t spot anybody monitoring us. If our guides could get away with such anti-Russian dialog, I can’t imagine that anyone was interested in what we were saying. ...
... II (and that is how it is now) but it was easy to imagine what it had looked like when it was still all in gold. The palace was packed with people, but Julia, our tour guide was able to keep us together and managed to keep some space around our group – even to the point of yelling at some people in the group behind us to keep back to give us space. Like all the other buildings built by the tsars and tsarinas, the inside was filled with gilded ...
... quite walk in a straight line but the comedic value of the situation was quickly replaced with the over whelming feeling of wanting to vomit and wishing I was on solid ground. After taking some motion sickness tablets I thought it best to get some sleep and hopefully wake up in the morning feeling better.
Friday 4th of October:
We started our morning with a 7:30am breakfast buffet before making our way to the bow of the boat ...