Courtyard by Marriott Kazan Kremlin
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... the park and returned home.
Monday we had our first day of classes. I have safely concluded that I have the worst Russian in the program. I keep telling myself that means I have the most room to improve, but getting myself to believe that is another challenge. Class is exhausting in every way imaginable. Hopefully I have a more optimistic, positive update for you next time... After class on Monday, two girls from my class and I went to this pizza restaurant right across ...
... elusive river port, which was a bit of a mess to be honest, laid up wrecks and rusty cranes. On our walk we're stopped by a chatty local Russian called Victor on the bridge over the railway for the usual broken English conversation:- Travelling?...oooo, Do you have children?..niet, Where are you from?...Leeds ...ah...Leeds Utd!....shame we don't do football ;)
Leaving the bridge a bit frazzled by the sun we wait for the train ...
... republic inside the Russian Federation, the tartars take pride in their Tartar roots, and mosques can be spotted throughout the city. They also pride themselves in being a peaceful city with the Muslims and Christians living peacefully in one place. We ventured to the Museum of the Republic of Tartarstan to learn more, but as it goes, most of it was in Russian, so trying to understand it all was a bit above us. But in the end, we knew we were ...
... thing about this place was that they had free Wi-Fi though the toilet turned out to be a highlight. The girls toilet was indicated by a picture of two girls in short blunt wigs about to kiss inside was a large room and had two toilet in the same room, the tap was very futuristic. We stayed using the facilities until they closed at midnight. Back at the hotel we had a shower at the hotel as they were communal but had to pay for the use of the towel. The boys had kept ...
... a good night all in all though! Today we headed out to one of ten monastaries in the Kazan area. It was about 30km out of Kazan, and apparently the best one to visit as it is a working monastery that you can visit. It was in the middle of the forest, ok to look at, but with some good ice sculptures out on the lake infront of it, which were quite impressive. Inside were 2 cathedrals, in a similar vein to the ones we looked round yesterday with lavish decorations ...