Pinsk

I have luck, two of the girls who I share the flat with can speak Russian, then as we know Brest and almost all the bars in Soviestkaya Street, we decided to venture into the province, Pinsk was elected.

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The train ticket costs 1,55? to arrive Pinsk that is 170km far away from Brest, without haste, it takes three and a half hour to arrive. The train was full of people and although you buy a ticket you will have to stand up if you do not find a seat. Four women, with backpacks and speaking English were the center of the glances.

It was dark when we reached the hotel, I hesitate if telling you more details or if the pictures are enough for you to make an idea.

 

If you are looking for a good hotel, cleaned and confortable, it is better not to adventure into these cities.

I was thinking about some questions: what do we look for when we chose a city to visit? Do we want to invest our money in seeing something stunning as cathedrals, museums, different arquitecture? Do we look for a paradise where to rest or have fun?

What does Pinsk offer to us? A walk along the river Pina,

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some old houses with wonderful colours; a catholic church

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…and an orthodox one;

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a immense square whit the Lenin statue,

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an open-air market where local people sell tomatoes, cucumbers, apples, and all kind of belongings.

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a souvenir shop,

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and? simply to see how every day live is. I also found some Spanish representation.

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There is no some stunning or impressive monument,

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anyway you can find a lot of young people, a lot of weddings,

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,summarizing you can find people with the same feeling and worries we have, good people.

 

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