Grand Hotel Kazan
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... 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 ...
... is a little unnerving to say the least. Possibly a relation to Miss Piggy? With 8 hours to get to the station we are fine for time and having made the £2 journey we wished we'd caught a cab on arrival!
Leaving the bags in storage at the station we pop back into the centre for lunch stopping for pastries on route. Buying pastries is a bit of a lucky dip as they're all made a little like pasties so you're never quite ...
... were about 11 cars waiting for the ferry to Malmish. So, for the princely sum of 115 Roubles (less than A$4-00) we enjoyed a ride down the river. At the other side of the river, we continued our trek to Kazan’. We forgave the ***** for giving us different directions as she was obviously trying to save us from travelling on dirt and crossing a river on a ferry. Once on the western bank of the river, we turned the ***** back on and allowed her to direct us to ...
... a services, there was a large gravel car park with small open air BBQ stand around the outside. Kate led us to a wooden hut where we could sit and we were served a choice of beef, pork or fish with a side of raw onion covered with dill. There was a dill, tomato and cucumber salad for us to share and ketchup and dill or mayonnaise with dill to dip the meat in. Also pickled ginger for anyone that cared for it. Beer or soft drink and tea to finish. There were no ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility