Archive for the ‘Sight-Seeing’ Category

8 Jul
2016

Chernobyl Ghost Town: a Trip to Pripyat

by Kate Rutkovskaya The quiet town of Pripyat – a Ukrainian town that will never be the same again. On [&hellip

27 Feb
2012

Captivating Sofiyivsky Park in Uman

This park is a famous example of a lavish landscape-garden design and is built around themes from Homer’s Odyssey and [&hellip

23 Feb
2012

Koktebel: Sun-kissed Beach Resort on Black Sea

Koktebel is a small Black Sea resort town nestled against the mountains of Kara Dag in Crimea. Koktebel has a [&hellip

22 Feb
2012

Staryy Krym: Step Back Centuries

Visiting Staryy Krym in Crimea is like grasping a bit of history in your hand. In fact, the name of [&hellip

20 Apr
2011

Bakhchisaray: The glorious Khan’s Palace and more!

In Bakhchisaray, the must-see is the Khan’s Palace (“Hansaray”) that dates back to the 1500s. It was the center of [&hellip

26 Apr
2010

24th Anniversary of Chornobyl Disaster April 26

On April 26, 1986 the city of Chornobyl, Ukraine was transformed.  Chornobyl became infamous as the most serious nuclear disaster [&hellip

15 Mar
2010

Great Guide for L’viv

Check out L’viv in you Pocket! There is a free PDF download with a map!

11 Mar
2010

What to See and Eat: Ternopil’s’ka

SEE: Emily Kotay* Kosova Western Ukraine is a major agricultural area in Europe.  The country fields are beautiful to see, [&hellip

9 Mar
2010

A Sparkling and Cold Visit to Pochiav

Jenny Heintz,  Returned Peace Corps Volunteer March 9, 2010 Here’s a Photo of the well-known Monastery Pochiav in Ternopi’l’ska Oblast [&hellip

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