Grand Hotel Kazan
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Today we had our first full day on the Trans-Siberian Express. Last night we had a lovely dinner travelling through the country side and returned to our cabins to find the beds set up – a very small double on the bottom and a single on top. In the interests of comfort we decided the double
was a tad too cosy to share so we will probably alternate. The train travelled all night and the rocking motion plus a busy day meant ...
... is just one of those things you gotta do, though. Again, this is most definitely not unique to Kazan or Russia.
Stairs in Russia are another great example of not making complete sense. Stairs are never even. I am talking like one stair can be five times taller than another. Some slippery tile stairs even have a nice slant to them in case you just wanted to slide down the stairs. Moral of the story, you better be very attentive to your footing or your shins will soon ...
... Russia. I have a twin bed (I think), bedside stand, closet cupboard thing, desk with two chairs, like a 22nd century lamp (so cool-responds to your touch), big cupboard/showcase/shelf thing, and a TV. I will definitely be watching some Russian TV to improve my Russian. The best part about my room is the view. My window faces the complex courtyard, but beyond the buildings I can see the Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral in Kazan (in Russian ...
... in the Netherlands, we have ‘Appelflappen’, little pastries filled with an apple/sugar mixture. Every now and then, stores carry cherry-flappen and people like me think of that as exotic. Luckily, here in Russia, they are not as closed-minded about their flappen, and you can buy them in the obvious flavours (apple, cherry, strawberry...) but also the more risque (cheese, mushroom, potato...). They are all delicious, by the way, or at least my ...
... travelling for shorter periods of time not only have
the lip stick and heels, but the hair dryer and straightening irons too, not to
mention a wardrobe that would put mine to utter shame – but that’s the down
side..you are never going to look classy at the wedding you have been invited
to in your jeans, flip-flops and a crusty t-shirt!
We have come to notice that the people we approach for help, aren’t