John and Stef continued their Russia tour with a 2 week visit to Saratov, in the Volga River region. They traveled by train from Moscow with host Ruslan Friauf, and Irina Izekova from Moscow.
The programs included a daily Basics practice in the morning, and evening classes for all levels. Many students attended all events.
The view of the Volga River from a high spot in the city.
Translator Tanya Popova came from Kiev to help host Ruslan, and local translator Natasha.
The last day students from all programs joined together for chanting, questions and answers, and, of course, tea!