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Great emka 2020-10-18 3:32

Hello Jorge, I often read in your notes that people in the ticket offices or restaurant are rude yo you. I wonder why. It has never happened to me in Russia and I travelled a lot and also mainly by myself. When you do not know the language, the good option is to organize as much as possible online. For instance, you can look at the Kremlin page in quiet what kind of tickets there are, when it is open, etc. And you avoid the queues. Another useful option is to have things printed in your native language and in a local one. I did this in China when it would be difficult to find the hostel. I just showed the print to taxi driver. When he didn't know the place, he called the hotel for explanations.

Nice stolen photo. Indeed, if the Chinese tourists would like to take selfies or pictures with the V-signs everywhere, it would be worse. But I do not think it is not the reason for the ban. But no so much problem. here are so many wonderful churches in Moskow or around with no tourists and where photos are allowed.

Best regards MAlgo

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my english isn't so special, specially hearing someone talking. russians don't like to speak english, it is like the language of their enemy. they never were rude with you because you know their language and could tell them exactly what you can and understand why not, if it was the case. I had lots of trouble in yaroslav monastery too, because they put a woman who didn't know english to take care of the place and she wasn't able to explain me the tickets and I bought four different ones to discover what each one was... at each time I was coming back to buy another ticket I was so furious I would like to kill that girl... I remember the old woman inside the museum was laughing when I bring her the ticket to visit the place, after three attempts, being refused and beating the door with hate to take another ticket... of course I am not a placid cold man , my latin blood boils easily. anyway I had a special hate by the women who worked in russian railway stations, and they love to humiliated me too. many other troubles I had in russia because the language..

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