If This Is Your First Visit To The USSR, You Are Welcome To It.
If this is your first visit to the USSR,
you are welcome to it.
-- On the door of a Moscow hotel room
You are welcome to visit the cemetery where famous Russian and Soviet composers, artists, and writers are buried daily except Thursday.
-- sign in a Moscow Hotel...
In the lobby of a Moscow hotel across from a Russian Orthodox monastary
You are welcome to visit the cemetery where famous Russian and Soviet composers, artists, and writers are buried daily except Thursday....
Scott: "You know, these quarters remind me of a hotel room in Argelius.
Oh now there is a planet! Everything a man wants right at his fingertips!...
You know it is going to be a rotten day when... You go on your honeymoon to a remote little hotel and the desk clerk, bell hop, and manager have a "Welcome Back" party for your spouse.
The hotel [in Kiev] checked us in very quickly. Unlike the one in Moscow, the door guard smiled, did not check our passes and did not wear a gun.
The hotel serves excellent country food for lunch, including dumpling soup, pork and homemade ice cream....
As my good friend Al Capp told me a few years ago, the best thing to do with a confirmed [hotel] reservation slip when you have no room is to spread it out on the sidewalk in front of the hotel and go to sleep on it.
You'll either embarrass the hotel into giving you a room or you'll be hauled off to the local jug, where at least you'll have a roof over your head....
Aha! No, you want room 12A, next door.
From a Japanese information booklet about using a hotel air conditione
Cooles and Heates: If you want just condition of warm in your room, please control yourself....
Sweep first before your own door, before you sweep the doorsteps of your neighbors. Swedish Proverb