Hotel Bon Ami
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... America in 1492, just a handful of decades earlier, we talk about it like it was yesterday, too.
Likewise (meaning I have absolutely no good transition to this next topic), I had no idea before coming here, but Kazan is actually pretty far north latitude wise. Kazan is even closer to the North Pole than Edmonton, Canada (aka the northern most civilization in Canada according to googlemaps). How it can get so hot??? Great question!! One I am asking myself as I sit ...
... Russian women (and the American students from down south) manage to just glisten, I will never know. My Minnesota body, which just saw sun all of three weeks ago, is having a very hard time to say the least. I am sunburnt (haven't yet located sunscreen) and must look hot too because everyone keeps asking if I am hot...YES, I am HOT! With all that being said, it is soooo nice to not be experiencing winter. I can feel the vitamin D seeping into my skin and it ...
... paved pedestrian mall. A lot of places were still closed but after walking for a while I found the Capital Coffee House. Had a very nice (but too small) bowl of porridge and a very nice coffee and then set off for the city's kremlin.
The weather was quite nice, cloudy but not cold. I got to the Kremlin which dates back to the 16th century, built by Ivan The Terrible after he sacked the city in 1552. Stories say that the gutters ran with blood with the massacre that ...
... the room were as you would expect. I’m glad I brought flip-flops.
Kazan is … different.
It is the capital of Tatarstan, an autonomous region populated by Tatars, an ancient Turkic people. You won’t find onion domes here. All right, who am I kidding, it is still Russia. You just won’t feel quite as swamped by them.
Once again, the city is dominated by the Kremlin. The Kremlin is dominated by the ...
... knew it, people
started coming out of rooms we hadn’t even noticed yet, it felt like something
out of a horror movie – all of these zombie like people coming out of all
corners of this tiny hostel. Soon enough the room was full of tired looking,
hung over people, draping themselves over the crusty furniture. That was our
sign to get out of there and explore the city and see if there was anywhere
else we could stay for the ...