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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... hygiene items for Orphan's Promise. When we saw the mounds of coats that our church donated, we thought, how will we ever get everything in our suitcases? But with some vacuum sealed bags, we were able to get all the winter gear into the two suitcases we had set aside for this purpose.
Prayer requests: 1. Please pray that the Lord would give us favor with the SDA (adoption authority) and ...
Boarded the overnight train to Kiev. It's the same carriage type as previously. I use my phone's translate again to find out when the passport control is. The smiling provodnitsa speaks Belarus into the phone for it to translate. It doesn't catch what she says. She tries again. It doesn't work. One final time and her and colleagues are all laughing so much so that she can hardly speak into the phone due to a fit of the giggles. Another provodnitsa writes down "2-3" - so ...
... myself - luxury. Makes you wonder if they were right about no availability on the Wednesday train, but no matter - a 3 hour walk had exhausted the tourism potential of Rostov anyway. Ukraine is a much bigger country than I imagined, we crossed the border about 1.30 am and had another 14 hours or so to Kiev (and Lviv is another eight hours to the west) Clearly lots and lots of agriculture, no big cities until Kiev, some towns but mostly villages. But I ...
... to the dock, we had to use the footbridge that was right there. As we got back to the ship, they were already starting to take on stores for the next cruise. After dinner and farewells to folks we had become friendly with during the cruise, it was back to the cabin to pack our suitcases. Tomorrow, we would be transferring to the Radisson hotel for two nights post-cruise package before returning home.
... have a construction permission. Georgians get on with their lives a lot better. Looking for a new building for the embassy took two years before there was a suitable house with a seller who was willing to take money officially.
Speeding to the airport. I go with the embassy's car. In the middle of a traffic jam I realize that not the embassy's car is in a hurry, but me. Diplomatic post can go back if we don't make it. I arrive at the gate 2 minutes before boarding.