2014 Sochi Paralympics Here We Come…

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We had to take a trip to the center of Moscow yesterday and find the building in the top photo. That is where we received our entrance passes for the Sochi 2014 Paralympics. We decided to get them in Moscow and not try to worry about that stage of the process in Sochi. I guess you could say, “I would have waited to go to Sochi, but my little sweetie, who is smarter than I am, decided to go now and get them.”

I am glad she did, for we actually wandered around a part of Moscow that Sveta had never been to and we saw some metro stations that we have never been to. That made it wonderful and as always we had a good time walking the streets of Moscow…

Moscow is so pleasant and safe that, I have finally (blessedly) forgotten what it is like trying to walk downtown in America, in cities like Cincinnati, New York, Atlanta and many more. Moscow as I have said many times is like walking around a small town, there is trouble for the unaware, but you are safe, for the trouble is 99% more scared of you than you of them…

I realize that goes against your upbringing in the west, but it is the truth and I live it everyday…

So we got our passes and we have our tickets to the Olympics, our entrance passes, our airline tickets and we have someone to watch Boza. Actually the babushka of a student will watch Boza and he just loves her to death…

The tickets are sold out to all the events at the Paralympics and we got exactly the tickets we wanted. It was not easy, as they were only being sold in small batches. Sveta was diligent and she got the hockey tickets we wanted, the curling tickets and the closing ceremony tickets we wanted…

Sochi Paralympics here we come…

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