St Petersburg 3: Settling In

My first week was busy and a bit confusing, which I think is normal! I had to register at the university on Monday, then find my classes which take place every morning (more challenging than it sounds). This was unsuccesful the first two mornings; on Tuesday I turned up to a locked classroom and failed …

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Russia 3. Vodka Introductions

  At last, we pulled up at the entrance to the camp. There was a group of about 10 people waiting for my arrival; most of these were vazhati, which I'll explain later. I got out of the car and shook hands with Elena, one of the two young women I had been messaging to …