The media has begun to arrive in Sochi for the 2014 Winter Olympics. All the talk in the months leading up to the tournament was about just how good John Tavares is at hockey threats of terrorism and warnings of travel issues.

Well, so far it seems that people are gearing up for an interesting two weeks. Chicago Tribune writer Stacy St. Clair has been documenting her stay so far in a hotel that features dangerous, dirty face water. Either that or there is scotch coming out of the faucets.