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After the excesses of Suzdal, Nizhny Novgorod was a beautiful setting to have a couple of days relaxing by the almighty Volga. I spent two days wandering the streets and through the beauitful Kremlin in the sun, stopping off in cafes and bars every so often to read David Walsh's most recent book on Lance Armstrong "Seven Deadly Sins" as I was on the second half and couldn't wait for the comeuppance. Stayed in Smile hostel which I would highly recommend, brand new, curtains ...
... together and the fact we had a common language. They are from Italy, Spain and Algeria .
The city I am in now, is the 5th largest one in Russia, with 1.25 million people. It is along the river Wolga, my first impression: very beautiful.
Had not a chance yet to make pic at daylight, looks nice at night too.
... a white guy this side of 1976. He was very welcoming while showing us to our room and giving us the hostel details in rough, broken English. Soon after we were settled in, I looked out the window and noticed a man in the parking lot. He was walking in circles with a donkey. The weather was ugly and it had already been a long day. So, I took some time to get caught up on personal business. Later that evening, we learned of a very old woman who ...
... barrier. After a semi exposed shower (eh I'm not shy) it was off to bed.
Dealing with a sore throat for a couple days I started to feel some pain creeping toward my ear. With a little advise from a US doctor I went in search of some Amoxicillin and Clavulanate. $10USD later at the local аптек 72; I had my 7 day supply. Luckily Russia doesn't require a prescription. After ...
... our fellow passengers were on the payroll of the Russian tourist board. Following on from the vodka, Leo pulls out cucumbers, bread and a huge slab of ham. He sends Alec to wash the cucumbers and begins chopping up the ham into thick slices. Clearly drinking vodka is an event. Alec returns and the small cucumbers are sliced lengthways. Leo spreads the selection on a carrier bag on the table and we are ready to toast Alec's impending parenthood. Leo pours Alec a ...