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.

Chicago Tribune reporter Stacy St. Clair discovered a few problems with her hotel’s water.

And others have had some plumbing issues:

Or noticed serious structural gaps in the hotels themselves:

Not everyone is suffering, but it will be a race to the finish line to get the rooms ready in time for the games.

The clock is ticking, the opening ceremony is only two days away.