It's always nice to get your letters! I am really happy that you had a great holiday. I think I'd enjoy travelling, but I've never travelled abroad.
I usually go to my summer house not far from Moscow. I spend summers there swimming in a river, playing with my friends and enjoying the nature. I have a wonderful garden with different flowers. It's usual for Russians to grow vegetables and fruit at summer houses but I never do it! You asked about the type of holidays I like. Well, let's say I don't like lying on a river bank doing nothing. I prefer working in my garden and hiking.
You mentioned taking French classes. What made you take them? Do you think French is difficult? When are you going to start?
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