Sochi Endures for its Celebrated Winter Olympics
By Holly Demaree | BSU at the Games
The Sochi Winter Olympics are 17 days of competition that ends Sunday.
For some spectators, getting to the Winter Olympics takes more than a day of constant travel, with the inconvenience and jet lag drifting away on arrival in the Black Sea resort city...
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 a…
Securing Sochi
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…
Scenes from Sochi
By Taylor Irby | BSU at the Games
So it begins. #travelday #roadtosochi #ballstate #airport
— 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 thous…
Bar-hopping in 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 a…