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... The original church of the university had been turned into a museum and the guide had lots of very interesting things to show us, like Tolstoy’s original letter asking to come to the university. She took us to the original assembly hall and allowed us to sit in the chairs designated for the Tsar and Tsarina when they visited. We got to visit an original lecture room where both Lenin and Tolstoy had sat. The guide was very ...
... chose to forego correcting my horrible grammar, and, instead, corrected how I was counting. Yes, that is right, she corrected how I counted with my fingers. I was starting with a fist and straightening my pointer finger first. Apparently, I was supposed to start with all my fingers out and fold them down starting with my pinkie. Now, aren't you glad you know how to count on your fingers in Russian.
Also, you will quickly be shushed if you whistle inside. Of course I ...
... and I went to lunch and then her favorite spot in the city. It was rainy and we got soaked, but it was nice to get to see a different part of the city. I definitely need to return when the weather is nicer. It was just beautiful. A very unique building, well-cared for park, and a stunning view of the city on the river. I have posted some pictures, but, like I said, the weather sucked not doing the area justice. Today my host mom took me to the market. It is ...
... 8220;Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.” - John Lennon
You’re darn right there John. So, I had a day to kill. I mostly spent it reading, but of course, the question was where I would do this. The station had a waiting hall, but that cost money and didn’t look very comfortable. Then, I had an idea, and I went into the MacDonalds across the street, sat at a table they had not cleaned off yet, and opened ...
... telling us about a cancellation they had had for the
night we wanted, but at this stage, there was nothing we could do as we would
have lost a nights’ accommodation at place number 2.
And so we arrived at our hostel
at around 7am. We were desperate to have a shower and some sleep as a night on
a train didn’t cater for either. After ringing the doorbell a few times a very
tired, still drunk and ‘black-eyed’ man ...