Category Archives: Ukraine

A fairytale town | Ukraine

We grabbed an early bus to Kamyanets-Podilsky, a town little-visited by foreign tourists but renowned for its castle. After two hours on a bumpy, burning hot bus ride, we arrived in town and were ready to start sightseeing. KP is … Continue reading

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An unusual church service | Ukraine

We stumbled across an Orthodox Church this morning, with bells ringing full on. We went in the church’s grounds to explore, and found that a whole mass was going on outside. It was a bit odd, but it seemed like … Continue reading

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A deserted city | Ukraine

To get to Chernivtsi from Lviv, we took a night train. It was Russian-style, which was the same sleeper train format we were used to from India: open compartments. The big difference though was that the train was mostly empty, … Continue reading

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Lviv in photos | Ukraine

Lviv is a city we had never heard off before getting our guidebook to Eastern Europe. We instantly fell in love with the city though, and ended up staying longer than expected. Here are some pictures from this lovely, postcard-perfect … Continue reading

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Easter Saturday | Ukraine

The Saturday of the Easter weekend made for pretty empty streets in Lviv, which was a change after Good Friday. We spent the early afternoon walking around and exploring the Art Gallery, and returned to our hostel early. We were … Continue reading

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