Dear MariaThank you for your letter. I'm happy to hear (1) ... you're coming to Russia.
There are some beautiful places to visit around my hometown. There's a lovely lake called Lake Baikal. It's (2) ... deepest lake in the world, and there are beautiful forests around it. Perhaps we can (3) ... camping together. It's often cold in the evenings here because we're in southern Siberia, (4) ... don't forget to bring a jacket, warm clothes and some good boots.
I'm (5) ... forward very much to seeing you. Enjoy your flight. From (6) ... good friend, Vera