"... a tastefully decorated three-bedroom home with a large wrap-around deck nestled in a grove of majestic redwood trees. Dacha is the Russian word for a house in the countryside, a peaceful retreat where you can relax and enjoy the natural beauty that surrounds you."
What the site failed to mention was that visitors can also enjoy matted dog fur in the carpets, thin blankets, mildewed tubs, cracked mirrors, open wall sockets and a generally low standard of upkeep and cleanliness. But it was Christmas, and we were together, and the wine flowed freely. So we spent an hour cleaning up, another hour at Wal-Mart getting blankets and we just got on with things. And no, I didn't catch any steelhead.
Imagine our feelings, then, when we received the following email:
I embedded said gallery to the tumblr page, using the not-entirely-flattering Streetview image of the house as the title image.
Next I took started a Google Adwords campaign (targeted exclusively at the bay area)
Then I sent a two-word email to the management of Riverside Dacha: