Monthly Archives: May 2016

Day 1 in Ust

We slept fantastically well and still woke up tired. The lovely Dinara met us at 10am at the hotel and she called the director of the babyhouse whilst Daniel and I sat and watched anxiously… “She’s out, call back in 30 mins” So we tried again and my Russian though rusty could make out “I […]

Hello Ust… I’ve missed you

Arriving We arrived in Ust at 9pm.  I’d forgotten that the “terminal” in Ust involves getting off the plane onto the tarmac and waiting in an outdoor holding pen whilst a man with a tractor throws the bags into a baggage hall (aka the shed).  Then there is a scrum whilst everyone tries to get […]