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Old 02-16-2011, 09:03 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey all.

Just wanted to shoot everybody a hello from the great (and terribly corrupt) country of Russia.

I'm here on vacay, staying with family who are disgustingly wealthy.

I'm completely uncomfortable in such an environment.

That being said, this is an unbelievable city with more cars than there are probably people in Canada.

Madness.
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Old 02-16-2011, 09:11 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Hey man.

Sounds like you are having a very interesting time.

I remember reading a pretty good article about Moscow at night in National Geographic some years back. I basically took away the feeling that Moscow was a bit of a dystopic place, but one with some intrigue and a sense of rough around the edges charm if you will.


Also my buddy spent a few days in Moscow and i get the same feel from your brief assessment that i got from him when he told me about his stay. He basically said he felt pretty unsafe at night, found the city difficult to navigate, but also found it a fascinating and interesting place.


Anyways hope you enjoy the rest of your stay and the vodka.

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Old 02-16-2011, 09:19 AM   #3 (permalink)
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all the best 10gizzle. have a blast.
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Old 02-16-2011, 09:27 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Thanks gents.

Rough around the edges charm is the best way I could possibly put it.

It's beautiful in the filthiest of ways.
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Old 02-16-2011, 09:28 AM   #5 (permalink)
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beautiful in the filthiest of ways.
are you talking about the country or the women?
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Always a place I wanted to visit for numerous reasons. I don't know if I'll ever have a chance to go there.

Enjoy your vacation!
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Old 02-16-2011, 10:33 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Hey all.

Just wanted to shoot everybody a hello from the great (and terribly corrupt) country of Russia.
nice !...i've always wanted to see that country...maybe someday
enjoy yourself my friend and be careful
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Old 02-16-2011, 10:58 AM   #8 (permalink)
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I'm envious. I find that part of the world fascinating.

Did you know you can rent Stalin's old dacha, which still has the original furniture? It's quite a ways outside of Moscow though.
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Old 02-16-2011, 11:04 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Cool stuff, dude.

Have fun.
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Old 02-16-2011, 11:28 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Hey all.

Just wanted to shoot everybody a hello from the great (and terribly corrupt) country of Russia.

I'm here on vacay, staying with family who are disgustingly wealthy.

I'm completely uncomfortable in such an environment.

That being said, this is an unbelievable city with more cars than there are probably people in Canada.

Madness.
Do they have miniature giraffes???
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Old 02-16-2011, 02:48 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Do they have miniature giraffes???
Maybe in the summer.

Currently, their underground zoo as on display 3 Maybachs, a Maserati, some diabolical Porsche, the same Rolls Royce the Queen of England drives in and a bunch of other animals...

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Nice. Enjoy and have fun
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Old 02-17-2011, 03:04 AM   #13 (permalink)
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10gizzle, come to Irkutsk city on the lake Baikal
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Old 02-17-2011, 09:26 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Maybe in the summer.

Currently, their underground zoo as on display 3 Maybachs, a Maserati, some diabolical Porsche, the same Rolls Royce the Queen of England drives in and a bunch of other animals...

Lies! Pictures or Ban
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Lies! Pictures or Ban
You don't have the stroke to ban anyone little man.

But I will bring some pics as soon as I'm back.
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You don't have the stroke to ban anyone little man.

But I will bring some pics as soon as I'm back.
hahaha owned.

Hurry back bitchass. I owe u a drink and a big boot.
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sounds amazing - I've been around rich Russians in other places - definitely an experience. Are they still wearing lots of leopard-skin prints?
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