If you find yourself in Russia, you will have to drink with Russians, one way or another. Follow this handy guide for advice on how to manage the experience without waking up the next morning wondering “Where’s my wallet?” “Who is this person next to me?” or at the very least with a terrible headache.
They played the flute for us, and we did not dance; they sang a dirge and we did not mourn.
- Bye-bye West. You are a has-been. Who no longer shares the same ancestors, language, religion, principles, manners, and customs. It has become nothing but a confused mixture of sounds and voices of tumult, turmoil, uproar, bedlam, and clamor.