The adventures of staying in Sochi
Many of the Olympic athletes have started to arrive in Sochi ahead of the Winter Games. Although there have been some concerns about minimalist rooms, things seem to be working as expected.
Then there are the hotels for everyone else. Members of the media have started to gather in Sochi and some are finding it less than habitable.
One of rooms Canada men's hockey team will stay in pic.twitter.com/7OJQd2m4bqArticle continues below ...
— Stephen Whyno (@SWhyno) February 4, 2014
Chicago Tribune reporter Stacy St. Clair discovered a few problems with her hotel’s water.
And others have had some plumbing issues:
— Stacy St. Clair (@StacyStClair) February 4, 2014
Or noticed serious structural gaps in the hotels themselves:
We'll trade you our raw sewage bathroom. RT @alanspringer: Sochi hotel room: no wifi, tv, heat, working lock on front door or shower curtain
— Charles Robinson (@CharlesRobinson) February 4, 2014
People have asked me what surprised me the most here in Sochi. It's this. Without question … it's … THIS. pic.twitter.com/1jj05FNdCP
— Greg Wyshynski (@wyshynski) February 4, 2014
Not everyone is suffering, but it will be a race to the finish line to get the rooms ready in time for the games.
— Kevin Bishop (@bishopk) February 4, 2014
The clock is ticking, the opening ceremony is only two days away.