Grand Hotel Kazan
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Travel Blogs from Kazan
Dinner with fellow travellers we are the only Brits Now friends with Torsten and Rosemary the Swedes and Pat and Ruthy from California if you thought we were odd with the frog Ruthy has a rhino in a dress called Charlotte Moscow tour shows most large buildings house government depts Bumped into Mayor ...
... 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 ...
... the day relaxing in Gorki Park, reading a novel and planning to tell Yuri and Larisa in the evening that I would be leaving the next morning.
Or at least, that was the boring planning my mind had laid out for me. This seams like a great moment to throw out an inspirational quote:
“Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.” - John Lennon
I think you guys get the general direction in which this is going. ...
... up acting as our translator
until the early hours of the morning! We must have made a good impression on
the huge hulk of a Russian man, who happened to be a very proud major in the
Russian army, as after only about 20 minutes of conversation, he invited us to
his nephew’s wedding – well, either he was impressed with us or he just wanted
to show off his new South African friends!! After we had introduced ourselves I
figured out ...