Gulf Stream Hotel

2-ya Azinskaya ulitsa 1G, Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan, Privolzhsky, 420088, Russian Federation | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Kazan

The In's and Out's of Kazan

A travel blog entry by hroberg01

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15

... it all wrong as to what a pig says. Clearly a pig does not say "oink, oink," but "hroo, hroo." When we questioned our professor after she mentioned this, she was genuinely joking, yet completely correct, when she followed by saying, "Well, they say 'hroo, hroo' when you kick them. Who knew animal sounds would be different in each language. I mean in Russia, frogs apparently sound like ducks. Maybe I am biased, but I think "ribot, ribot" is more on track.

Also, ...

Пот льёт

A travel blog entry by hroberg01

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... fun. One thing that I really, really dislike when first arriving in Russia is the fact that we don't walk everywhere and for fun in the USA; my feet are throbbing and covered in blisters/forming calluses, and it is killer! Although walking is popular every place in the world except the USA, Kazan has to be one of the best cities for just walking around. Bauman street is a normal-sized street just for walking. Since arriving in Kazan, I think I have spent 90% of ...

The Siberian Wilderness

A travel blog entry by bdsaly

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... over a billion tonnes of freight annually. So through the day and more noticeably during the night, we pass many passenger and freight trains travelling in the opposite direction. Many of the seemingly isolated towns and villages we pass along the route are sustained by the hundreds of thousands of people who work directly or indirectly maintaining the railway in temperatures that drop to 60 below in the winter and can hit 40 degrees C and above in the ...

Out of Asia and into Europe

A travel blog entry by nickandmaryjane

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... 8221;, as we affectionately call our GPS. She was telling us that we had 415kms to drive to reach Kazan’, but all the signs (not so many signs) were saying 205kms to Kazan’. Hmmmm, so we turned the ***** off and followed the signs. It wasn’t long before the road turned to dirt but it was a pretty good dirt road and we hadn’t been very impressed with Russian paved roads. According to our Russian Road Atlas, we would encounter ...

Birthday at a Bus Stop

A travel blog entry by tarabella

... with big 2L plastic bottles that needed to be filed up. We saw one guy carrying three 5L bottles. How much Holy water does one man need? We arrived at the monastery at about 1pm, at this point it was about 1:20pm, Kate told us that we would need to take the bus to our next stop, the bus came at 2pm or 3:30pm. We quickly agreed on 2pm and she seemed shocked, “so no lake or village then?” Ummm no, we had had enough excitement for one day. We waked out to ...

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This hotel, located on 2-ya Azinskaya ulitsa 1G, Kazan, is near Kazan Kremlin, The main street of Kazan, Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral, and Kazan Opera House.
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