Shalyapin Palace Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Indoor pool
- Swimming pool
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... sandy beaches. It was a quaint little village, much smaller than Paraty, and the beach was lined with restaurants with musicians playing at almost all of them. We swam and lay in the sun for several hours then had some great empanadas for lunch at a little restaurant in the village. We stopped in Paraty en route home to make arrangements for a taxi to pick us up at 10:30 p.m. the following evening and take us to the ...
... there was a need to tell me to cheat after she concluded that I had no idea when to right a capital letter, for example at the beginning of a sentence or name. One morning over breakfast, I had my host mom edit (and explain the edits of) a short bit that I had written for class. I write in all lowercase letters because I actually don't know how to write capital script letters in Russian. The print and script letters are different enough that I just never got to learning ...
... that have lived there before me! I am her first girl, so at least I have that going for me...haha.) He is now back in Kazan and visits Mama Katya often. All three of us sat and drank tea talking and laughing away for hours and hours. I have no idea how many cups of tea I had. Mama Katya kept refilling my cup without me noticing. She is indeed quite the hostess, but I have decided to keep it just to tea.
The major lesson of the week was how exhausting Russian class ...
... trains run to Moscow time which can be a little confusing when trying to juggle time zones. Names of places are written in crylic and look nothing like the English version of the same...so it's very easy to goof up! Fortunately the provanistas (guards), usually battle axes with bronze drag queen esque hair do's, check tickets along with corresponding passport numbers.
Having boarded our sleeper D opens the door to find ...
... site of the orthodox Church of Annunciation, with its fairy tale like blue domes rising into the night’s sky.
Kazan was truly a tidy, clean, beautiful city, and the following day we explored the sites in the daylight. We also were able to get a bit of a communist feel as we visited the Museum of Soviet Life. This quirky museum was a large collection of random items from the soviet era. We browsed through old books, toys, posters, ...