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Travel Forums Off Topic HAPPY BIRTHDAY GALKA_MAK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1. Posted by Isadora (Travel Guru 13926 posts) 7y

...Though not completely sure if the crew has successfully found Mikey and the singing orange traffic cone chorus, Captain Isa ha called everyone back to the ship. "Did anyone find Mikey?" "Not sure, Captain. We saw a lot of kilts and a group of orange traffic cones hanging out with a bunch of garden gnomes. They have very good singing voices - who knew!" "Well, hopefully one of those kilts had Mikey inside of it, but it's now time to depart for our next destination." With some speed, the pirate ship sails back down the River Mersey and out into the Atlantic. "Set a course for the Strait of Gibraltar!" Captain, are we going to go visit the Barbary Macaques? They're so cute!" "No, we're headed to the Black Sea." Captain, we'd better get there before dark or we won't be able to see it." "What? See what, Gibraltar? You can't miss it." "No, Captain, the Black Sea." "What do you mean not see the Black Sea?" "Captain, it's black so we won't see it in the dark." "right... Okay, you stick with that... We"ll be there before dark so you don't get scared." "Ah Captain, you're so good to us!"

And with that, the ship passes through the Strait, across the Mediterranean, through the Dardanelles and Bosporus to the Black Sea. "Captain, now where do we go? It's almost dark and we don't want to get lost." "We need to head up the Dnieper River as we're going to visit Kiev." "Oh Captain, can we get some chicken Kiev? We love chicken Kiev!" "Only after we do what we came here to do - celebrate another birthday!"

As the ship sails into port along the banks of the river, the crew readies for departure and finding the birthday girl. The captain has arranged for some special guests to join in the songfest. "Captain look - it's Gogol Bordello! Are they here on vacation?" "No, they're hear to help you sing. So, hit it!"

She says let's go to Brighton Beach
And tap our foot to disco
Just eat the food and tap the foot
Vsjo budet korosho'
That would be great fun of ironic kind
For your self-collapsing ironic mind
But hey girl we got a cure for you
Provided of course you will ever make it through
Let's get radical
And not sporadical
Not ironic sardonic
Catatonic ceremonic
But radical
You know mother some things are actually sacred
And tapping your foot to the ceremony just won't do
So hey girl we got a cure for you
Provided of course you will ever make it through
And hey boy we got a cure for you too
Provided of course you will ever make it through
Let's get radical
And not sporadical

Here's hoping you have a wonderful day (May 26th) filled with family, friends, lots of chicken Kiev (if the crew doesn't eat it all first), cocktails in abundance and lots of pressies!!!! Come back over to OT and play once in awhile - we miss you!!

...And while the crew all wander off in search of chicken Kiev and mass quantities of samohon, Gogol Bordello invites Captain Isa on a personal tour of the city's vodka bars...

2. Posted by Hien (Travel Guru 3906 posts) 7y


Have a great one! :)

3. Posted by wouterrr (Travel Guru 3379 posts) 7y

Happy birthday GALKA_MAK.
Goodluck with the pie;)

4. Posted by arif_kool (Travel Guru 1757 posts) 7y

Happy birthday Galina:)

hope u have a gr8 one !!!

5. Posted by Utrecht (Moderator 5597 posts) 7y

Galina, happy birthday and have a great joyful day!

6. Posted by Sam I Am (Admin 5588 posts) 7y

Happy Birthday Galina! Hope you have a good one :)

7. Posted by beerman (Respected Member 1631 posts) 7y

Many many many Happy Birthdays to you Miss Galina!!!!!!!

May the Wisdom of the Ages be yours to behold!!!

8. Posted by galka_mak (Full Member 169 posts) 7y

Many many thanks for all of your greetings and the special thanks from Dnieper's banks to Isa! You're just great! The chickens Kiev are packed already to find their way to you :)

9. Posted by tway (Travel Guru 7273 posts) 7y

Happy belated, Galina! Hope you had a terrific day.