On Sunday, and then again today, the Russian city of Sochi did practice runs of their massive opening ceremony fireworks display. The city is still frantically preparing for the world to descend upon it as the 2014 winter olympic games begin this Friday, February 7. take a look at the amazing fireworks display over the stadium above.
These last minute preparations come amid a slew of reports that the city is not ready. Media outlets have been reporting that terms of security and infrastructure, Sochi is behind schedule to be ready for the onslaught of international sports fans.
My hotel has no water. If restored, the front desk says, "do not use on your face because it contains something very dangerous." #Sochi2014
— Stacy St. Clair (@StacyStClair) February 4, 2014
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