Last evening: Flight out of Kyiv

Last evening: Flight out of Kyiv

Sitting on the modern train from Kharkiv back to Kyiv to catch our flights, we reflected on the short but epic trip through a less-beaten path tourist trail through parts of eastern and south-eastern Europe. From the bright cosmopolitan lights of Bucharest, Kyiv and...
To Kharkiv – to the Russian border

To Kharkiv – to the Russian border

Kharkiv (population 1.4 million) is Ukraine’s second largest city and located approximately 30 kms from the border with Russia. Between 1917 and 1935, Kharkiv was the capital of the Ukrainian Socialist Republic within the USSR before the capital was moved to...
Vinnitsa: Crossing the border into western Ukraine

Vinnitsa: Crossing the border into western Ukraine

Reaching the Ukrainian border we crossed by bridge from Moldova to Ukraine dodging the hawkers selling potatoes in the no-man’s land of the bridge. On the Ukrainian side, we were greeted by ushanka (шапка-ушанка) wearing Ukrainian border guards. Enamored of the female...

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