Sochi water 'contains something very dangerous'

Welcome to Sochi: Where the rooms are tiny, and the water is dangerous, if available at all.

Chicago Tribune reporter Stacy St. Clair arrived at her hotel to find that the water was not working. When she inquired at the front desk, she says the clerk advised her not to use it on her face, since it contains "something very dangerous."

That's refreshing.

Luckily her water was restored. Alarmingly, it looked like this:

This is really just the tip of the iceberg, as there have been a host of problems for journalists staying in Sochi -- including unfinished hotels.

The good news, at least for St. Clair, is that she has gained a measure of fame from her experience, as she told the Tribune that she was recognized on the street as "the dangerous face water woman."

So there's that.

I suppose that's better than the alternative, which is whatever happens after the supposedly dangerous water hits one's face.

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