They haven’t exiled me on Siberia after my loss in Korea, though some people’d probably prefer to make me stay in Irkutsk (that’s where I’ve taken this photo). It was a long way from Seoul to Petersburg, with two transfers (in Irkutsk 15,5h of waiting and in Moscow 3h of waiting), but somehow I managed to get to the venue of the tournament.
Yesterday, after arrival I came to check-in at the hotel and went to find some currency exchange office. I had been walking over 3h around the city and … haven’t found even one. Eventually I went to some bank to exchange the money. I’m asking one guy, who was working there. “Dollar, rubel, exchange?”. He has just Continue reading