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Winter Olympics: A Cab Driver’s View of Sochi
Winter Olympics: A Cab Driver’s View of Sochi
By Holly Demaree | BSU at the Games Walking the streets of Adler after midnight during a light rain, it’s not easy to maneuver. But taxi drivers are readily available in the Sochi, Russia, suburb. The drivers tend to park their cars in groups on the roadside, where they lean against vehicles to chat and smoke. The price of a taxi ride is determined by one's haggling skills. If more than one car is
Winter Olympics: Securing the Sochi Games [Video]
Winter Olympics: Securing the Sochi Games [Video]
By Joe Ruley | BSU at the Games Russia has created one of the world’s largest security forces for the Sochi Winter Olympics. Doug Fry is in Sochi, Russia, to cheer on his daughter, Lyndsey Fry, a forward on the U.S. women's hockey team. The Chandler, Ariz., resident doesn't mind the security at Shayba Arena and elsewhere in Sochi given the potential threats. “It makes me feel better, and I don’t t
Зимние Олимпийские игры: Сцены из Сочи (Winter Olympics: Scenes from Sochi)
Зимние Олимпийские игры: Сцены из Сочи (Winter Olympics: Scenes from Sochi)
By Taylor Irby | BSU at the Games So it begins. #travelday #roadtosochi #ballstate #airport http://t.co/Wu3JpwQgLi — Taylor Irby (@taylor_irby) February 4, 2014   @DavidPolaski I'm on my way to the Olympics. #boom — Taylor Irby (@taylor_irby) February 4, 2014   Journey of a thousand miles begins with a party. http://t.co/9EXj1SKhB7 — ...
Sampling Sochi
Sampling Sochi
By Ryan Howe | BSU at the Games Traveling to Russia can have its share of ups and downs. While one gets to experience new culture and surroundings, it also means leaving your favorite bar, club or hangout behind. Finding one that suits your desires when overseas in places like Russia can be difficult and frustrating. Luckily, customer reviews and tour guide Pavel Senkiv, who has an affiliation wit

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