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Jul 23, 2005 - Magadan Surviving

MOUSTACHE TICKER... get this: 26 of 100 Magadan males add the exclamation point to their smiling face with a thick moustache (26%)... You can't actually do anything in Russia without it being 'arranged.' You want to go rafting, visit a nearby mountain, see a few museums with a guide, get a bottle of water without gas? If you ask anyone, THey'll insist it has to be 'arranged'. In Yuzhno-Sakalinsk, a travel agent told me it could be 'arranged' to visit the Kuril Islands, but could NOT tell me how much it would cost. EvEN the ferry ride...

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