Take the gloves, sweetie.


I wanted to start my second part of my EVS with more going out of my comfort zone. Me and my local friend planned to go for Sambo training – that is martial arts developed in Russia. Sadly he could not go, so I had to find another place. I told about my interest to my Tajikistan friend Murat, who had been doing ji-jiutsu and boxing from the early age. One day he invited me to join the training. Continue reading

Dostojevski, On arrival training and Little Idiot

15211791_1253025761429905_2141521981_nI really can not function without proper sleep. So now I am sitting in an empty hotel corridor, while everyone else is sleeping. The time difference from Krasnoyarsk is -4.

Our On-Arrival training took place in Rostov Velikiy. Magnificent and peaceful place. Kremlin and its grandiose onion – shaped bell towers. Windy Nero Lake and old man with a walking stick yelling at passers-by.
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