Travel Blogs from Kazan
... three times. It is equivalent to how we knock on wood. Definitely more sanitary. Speaking of sanitary, kissing pictures of icons is very popular in the churches, which means I will never question and epidemic again in Russia. Returning to the three spits, to be fair, you don't actually really spit, you just kind of make the noise. If you are interested in learning more Russian superstitions, let me know! We just discussed a list last week in class that I could post as another ...
... for another busy week. Hopefully this week of class will be a bit better.
Until next time! Love from Russia!
P.S. I normally have really, really weak nails, but here I have noticed that my nails are substantially stronger. I noticed the same thing in Costa Rica. What am I lacking in my American diet?
P.P.S. If you have any questions or things you want me to cover specifically, just comment on my blog, send me an email, or facebook me! I'll do my best to address ...
... hope to receive wealth and luck... in hindsight I wish I had... as this is where I probably dropped my credit card when pulling my mobile out for a snap. ****. We ordered some shish kebabs for dinner, expecting a feast judging from picture in the menu, what we actually got were a couple of cubes of meat, a wafer thin 1/2 sized piece of pitta bread and five chips!...boooo. Time to waddle back to the hotel to sleep off the 'feast' and cancel the lost card...Good job we packed a ...
... then translate our response into Russian! Sergei even escorted us to the outskirts of town and made sure that we knew which direction to drive to get back to Ekaterinburg. If you’re not interested in motorbikes, then you probably wouldn’t be interested in Irbit, but if you love motorbikes (particularly sidecars), then a visit to Irbit should be included.
Time to head back towards to Ekaterinburg, but only because we had a spot we had ...
... Gareth. The crew couldn't find an actual birthday cake so they had brought a flat, round loaf of bread and topped it with smaller swirl topped biscuits with jam in the middle. It looked lovely and definitely the thought that counts. Met Kate again in the lobby and off we went for a late breakfast. She had another cheap cheap place that she wanted to take us to. It had an Italian theme to it with a Venetian mask on one wall and the other side a massive panorama ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking