Posts Tagged ‘excursion’

Climbing in Russia, Part 1

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

I have eaten more cold meat today than I have in my entire life. We are on the seemingly eternal flight to Moscow, Russia. My husband, Stan, and I are going to climb Mt. Elbrus in the Russian Caucasus. Beware, cold meat is served on the hour, ever hour of this flight, with vodka, of course. It feels rather strange flying in to Russia, probably all the brainwashing when we were kids about this country, I guess. (more…)