Black Sea holidays #3. What can an American do in Crimea?
Rotating burrowed, birds fly. Dragon, style. I. Love. The dog away, turkey. And. Straight, to the floor. Well. Everybody, we're in Crimea. Hotel. About, two hours this, is not very big like. Very far to go but. Because, of its traffic, we're. Here for a while so we're just gonna kick, back. Girls. Just want to. Show. Traffic, is getting. Better but. We're a little, bit as I said earlier, we're not, so much like running out of fuel but since, we saw a gas station now and. Now we're looking to see what they're serving and the, says, the Stroh oh it's. Actually a pretty decent look at that it. Seems to be a very wide selection of food remains. And. Look. At it it's all really modern just. Like anywhere else in. The world you got your candies. There is nice tasty, treats. Of life or decent fuel. Here however, is. Notice. If we call Slayer than. Mainland. Russia that's. Gonna be how much more expensive it is he's. Keeping. An eye out for for. The fuel and the fuel prices. Terrible. Things in catastrophic terrorist. More, expensive in Moscow, for coming to, Crimea. We. Were warned that Visa. And MasterCard don't work you, only have cats. Rubles for yet, a beautiful. Card which is like the Russian goon of a MasterCard, or Visa for. These nice people there. They. Just treated us to a latte turns out they got one. Too many so now we got a love thing between. The four of us to keep us awake for the next Hana. Congress, about. 12. The. Next about 2 hours. We. Made it it was a, challenge. Silly. There's. We, didn't think that would take us five hours to, get from gum, line to, sue dock because it's totally about like what. But, there was that horrible. Traffic jam and then this the last 20 kilometers in this windy. Dark. Mountain, road after. Like a whole day, of working and, driving and filming, in the heat. Was. Good, a good night's sleep after, a long and eventful day and before another long and wonderful day so be nice and fresh and clean right. Now I'm sitting in a pool in. A really cool a seed breakfast, area so, this is the breakfast area of hotel for. Free. Swanky, I'm, not really sure about the kind. Of house dance, tunes at 9:00 a.m. but, okay. You know lease. It's not like, rusting. Death. Metal we, are now waiting for one of the guys from the. Two. Crimeans, to. Come. And whisk. Us away. On. A fun-filled, day of. Paragliding. Up, in the mountains but. While we're waiting I thought you know why sit in the room let's, go explore, the. Lovely. Seaside. Town, oaks of that well let's, see if it's totally not so. The nuts some, of them are there nuts and some of them are imported. Nuts but some of, these are, made. Here in Kenya. All. Local produce and, I'm. A big fan of tea so maybe I'll come back here afterwards, and get myself a little souvenir, local. Herbal, tea from. The Crimean mountains. That's. Definitely a cool souvenir to bring back if you're tricky. Here for holiday yes we get the natural juice too becomes dense by itself somehow and then, that, just turns. Into some. Call it the the, Soviet Snickers, bar this guy had I, think he's a. Mad. A little vegetable. That. We play, over. Haha. Have. A talent, for selling. Things okay, maybe I'll buy in. Judo. Ah, yeah. It is thank you thank you guys I think I should add, okay, I'm getting it I'm getting, a little treat here. Domestica. Cycle. Okay. I, think, this is a big.
But Not a dried fig, like. A normal fig will, say to you that. Mm-hmm. What's, not marginal. This is much. Much. Enough learn that word mmm. By Shabab it's good luck. Funny. Stuff funny stuff, going on and so duck almost, made it to the sea almost but. We were summoned by our. Dear. And darling producer, I have to go meet Daniel, from two crimeans, apparently. He's gonna be there pretty soon and we can start. Our day. Of paragliding. I. Promised. My. New friends at the market that we'll be back but. I guess we'll have to be back a little later or tomorrow now. I gotta go meet Venu. Finally. After, weeks. Of. Online. Correspondence. Finally. Daniel, one, of the two Crimean. His. Wife. Girlfriend. Couldn't join us and fortunately but, hopefully a, later, time during our trip through it, to meet her as well so many. Lana's girlfriend had an Instagram account to doctor. Crimean, and. Honestly. If it wasn't for them I don't think we have. Such a cool program in store because they were such such a great help and helping us organize everything, and their, Instagram, account is such an inspiration for anybody, planning their trips to Crimea but, you. Don't even know the best part yet. Can't. Wait to get in the water, apparently. The cold current, is still here so the water is about 18 degrees but. Honestly I don't, care at this point the colors are better, and, ready to be from beaches. All. Right we're on our way to. The. Really, cool, mountainous. Hello. You. And teach you today. Juicy. Freedom. Despite. The name which. Like I said its terms it is secret. Quiet, quiet, bank it's. A little. Crowded. Before. And then you said before of the days of crazy, instagramming. And pretty, social media use this was a beach, that only locals knew about but, ever, since people started checking in here and sharing pictures. Of done Instagram. And gone yeah it became a lot more populated, and crowded in the summers I will. Try to I get a spots in the phone anyway. Okay. Well towel check. Bathing. Suit check. I need, take. A dip. So. We made it to see, her walk down it's, a pretty big beach but. It's. Already quite crowded, even. Though it's a Monday then, again people are taking holidays so how does it really matter what Dave's week it is momma. Told, me I was, I know said that. Just. Two weeks ago it, was a lot less people but. Again I guess July, and August are really, the peak tourist. Seasons, where you can really I mean, if you can find a free, spot. It's. A little a little. Cozy. Of. Course the order in which we did things was not entirely correct. While. It was cloudy. We. Were swimming, now. The Blazing, Sun has come out we finished swimming and we're walking, out. Say. Son. A, little bit of a way to go to the top. I'm. Being then Yulin little. Sweetheart, of the our priority. Now. I'm just looking at the. It's. A little trailer I wish for my foods are up. To the job so. I just stay here and guard the brief view, from here is really. Not too bad anyway, Sunday. Summoning, us but then I'm. Gonna tell them that I, don't. Really feel like. Unfortunately. I would love to go back in this water now, somewhere. In the mountain and Detroit Mountain Daniel. Knows oh but, you know what I know as well and. Afterwards, we're going to stop in. A little mountainside, cafe where all the paragliders, have, lunch before or after their sessions, apparently. It's a very, cute. And kinda, homemade style food and then, you'll wants us to try it and to be honest with you I'm, kind of starting to want to try it as well because, getting. Hungry, I was walking and swimming and, then the paragliding, itself hopefully. Have. Arrived at. Well. In simple language there, the jacuzzi Hills hydrogen.
Kids Used. To be a close to town for military personnel but once the Soviet Union fell apart in. 1991. It became public. Town so anybody can go, there and. Check. It out the, real name in tartar. Is. Good. Joke bias our. Good. Luck. We got to the top it wasn't. Too hard. Look. It was a little hard how about I'm just not a very good mountain climber for, anybody who's got a little bit experience and trekking this would be a piece of piece. Of cake easy peasy. So. It's. Really nice, definitely. Worth the little. Effort that I've put in. Dragon. Style, I just tried to. Adjust. About a 390, which, can be loosely translated, as the, Starfall. Of memories. Supposedly. This is the best kind. Of observation. Platform. The best view you'll get on all of Eastern. Crimea they say this whole area is just a mecca for anybody, who's enthusiastic about. Paragliding. In, aviation all of the, Soviet Union's most prominent. NEF, Soviet Union's pilots really they, all got their start. Here and, around. This area on, Mount. Clemens you and. This is where it kind of comes to its logical end and. It's here. An early-bird kind. Of get your, self. Out of bed and see. The sunrise here or in the evenings alternatively, pack, a picnic basket and enjoy. The, sunset we unfortunately will. Have to leave a little bit before that but nonetheless. We're gonna go down and see what then you'll want to show us. Finally. The best view in all of Eastern Crimea. We arrived, to. Mount, Clemente, WA this used to be a flight. School back in the Soviet, day I. Feel, like there hasn't, been enough. There. I'm gonna have thrills in our trip so far so. What. Better way to fix that then go, and. Do a bit of paragliding, like those guys over there. Go. Up. Up. And away. Flying. Oh. My. Goodness so cool it's. So so. Cool. This. Is one of those days where you really, really think, oh my god I love my job we're, just got it's just time week number. But, that it's him. No, vacation. Kakari. Cacao, reception, area now. So. We are now imitating a, bird birds, fly this is how birds fly they catch. A gust of. Standing. Wind and that's how they float, around to conserve energy so. This. Is I guess what Nelly Furtado was, thinking. About her song, I'm. Like a bird is. Million animals appraiser, shows school. Gara. Sama-sama, Vulcans, swamis a natural, SCOTUS positive, predict. The Easter, Vigil. Creeps, people Wooster of coast of we show panels, is Moscow, but na na pyar young. Frozen, asleep right, say, you go vast ocean HS crime esposa neva Kanishka, me Parata me say, silver. Sierra's, up at night a scrimmage, but. Would incur all away. That. Was so that. Was so cool. Really. Really cool, some. Of the best views I've seen, in my life and. Really. Great experience, it's not scary at all there's nothing scary about it at all especially sure with the experience I like these guys. And. These roads are exactly why we didn't. Bring our little, MINI Convertible today because I don't think little. That. Little sweetheart. Could handle these, roads these mountainous, Crimean, roads it's. Time now. It's, almost. 6 p.m. and. We're gonna have something between lunch and dinner let's. Call it linner and so, far this jam-packed, trip. Is all about the winners no time for lunch lunch. Is for weaklings. It's. All about the winner and. Today's. Today's. Winner, is gonna, happen in a cafe. Of Boulder paragliders, is where they all come to chill out. Well. Everybody, got. Their food except, for me maybe. They don't like I don't know but so. Far I reasons, to be enjoying their to it yes good yes and. They got from lawn here this is a traditional, was that noodle, dish will, they like a soup, and some vegetables, and meat that would, sit the salad to me that salad, to me and, this will flash or what did you it is this is. About it isn't some kind of salad but don't, forget that in Russia we call everything a salad even if though it's got like a bunch of mayo and not really any vegetables still called a salad in Russia. So. This is a cute little cafe. You. Got beautiful, windows use. The windows. It's. Quite simple by homing but, there's that that's. That's. Definitely our charming, element, of, all of this all.
Right. So, this is, you. Were here in the morning with me and, now we're taking, you walk down the main kind. Of pedestrian. Street, down to the beach and put us in the evening, so. We want. To make to the beach it's a bit late now I don't think we'll get to see any reminders, of the sunset or much. Of the water but. There. Might be some cool lights and other. Things worth seeing by, the water I was. Just severely ignored by a little girl she didn't even acknowledge my existence so. I'm going to drink the pain away. With. Peabo. Just. Like in America we. Cannot just drink beer on, the street for any alcohol really so, because, they've. Run out of draft. Beer I have, to get a bottle for the bottle you. Get a little bag. We've. Been walking all, day buying. Mountains. Paragliding. Our. Feets deserve, a little break. Because. We couldn't find a bit massage. Annika, the, ghost emissions of one year say it again yes, I am - cam what.