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... happy in the knowledge that it wasn't me up there making a fool of myself, struggling with my happy face.
After that, a visit to the market.
This was a bit like the one in Fontenay-le-Comte but without so much fish and smelly offal with offaly pies and such-like.
It wasn't crowded either. Actually when I think about it, we were the only ones there!
I wasn't quite sure what to make of that.
The Viking chef had set ...
... part in the second quiz which they assure us is better than the first and well....its lunchtime and more food another 4 course lunch. At 4 pm we reach Yarolslavl and as we approach the dock it is immediately obvious how interesting this place is.The bus awaits and we walk the gauntlet of tourist stalls to meet Anatoli, our guide. An ex teacher, well educated older man he is a mine of interesting information and we enjoy our tour with him. First stop is The church of St Nicholas ...
... a local market. The market reminded us of a more modern West Side Market. Ross and I bought some cheese and chocolate (priorities, right?). The cruise directors were also on hand to offer us samples of many of the cheeses and other delicacies offered at the market. I may also want to mention that it is about 32 degrees and snowing right now in Russia. While we were not prepared for these wintery conditions, I guess it's a "When in ...
... a beautiful city on the Volga! I will be touring the Residence of Russian Maslenitsa! I am enjoying sitting on my balcony and watching the Russian landscape go by! At night there show hilarious movie choices such as, Doctor Zhivago....Russian Ballet....Who Killed Stalin. Everything you ever wanted to know about Mother ...
What an interesting day today. We travelled all this morning and during the morning we had a chance to talk to the tour guides as a group and ask anything we wanted. Nothing was off limits. We found out a bit about their personal lives, but finally we got the chance to ask their thoughts about the situation in Ukraine. As a couple of them grew up in Crimea and Eastern Ukraine on the border with Crimea it was a wonderful chance ...