Daily Archives: August 24, 2012

Russia – It’s like being illiterate

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  My friend Kate warned me time and time again how difficult it would be to get around in Russia since I didn’t know the language. Well. She was correct. Moscow was impossible. I was only there for about 2 hours and it was a hot mess. No one spoke any English and I can’t read any of the signs, tickets, directions, etc. As a guy I met in our hostel so accurately put it – It’s like being illiterate. As I mentioned in my last post, a slight disaster upon arrival meant that we spent our first night in … Read More

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