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Best of 2012: Travel highlights of the year in photos

Best of 2012: Travel highlights of the year in photos

Jan 2, 13 • Azerbaijan, Georgia, Holland, Iran, Myanmar / Burma, Romania, Thailand, Travel experiences, Turkey, Ukraine, Uzbekistan2 Comments »
Year 2012 was very successful in terms of traveling and full of thrilling impressions and amazing discoveries. In 2012 I started my long term trip and spent exactly half of the year (July-December) traveling full time. First part of the year I...
Odessa Mama or the pearl at the sea - 2

Odessa Mama or the pearl at the sea – 2

Jul 27, 12 • Ukraine2 Comments »
Odessa is simply magnificent with its marvelous architecture. Its shady lanes, beautiful lightly pastel buildings and cozy squares create in the city a certain air of intimacy. Odesa’s history as a thriving trade center has left the city with...
Odessa Mama or the pearl at the sea

Odessa Mama or the pearl at the sea

Jul 26, 12 • UkraineNo Comments »
Odessa Mama is a term used by the people of Odessa to lovingly call their city as “mother”. Though not only people from Odessa refer to Odessa as “mama”. Many people on the territory of ex-Soviet Union are familiar with...
Impressions about Ukraine

Impressions about Ukraine

Jul 22, 12 • Ukraine5 Comments »
It is getting closer to the end of our trip in Ukraine, which is the home-country of my beloved Alexey but an entire foreign country for me, that’s why I want to share my impressions as a foreigner and traveler with you. Or just simply share...
The only in Ukraine space exploration museum

The only in Ukraine space exploration museum

Jul 20, 12 • Ukraine4 Comments »
I bet you don’t know where a town of Zhitomir is located. Ok, maybe some of you. I am more than sure you don’t know who Sergey Korolev was. But I believe you know who Yuriy Gagarin is. If not, you probably have a serious gap in your...
Open air museum Pirogovo - take a day off Kiev

Open air museum Pirogovo – take a day off Kiev

Jul 19, 12 • Ukraine2 Comments »
Traveling around Ukraine may take a lot of time as it happens to be the second biggest country in Europe with a population of 45Mln. inhabitants. If you would like to see historical monuments from different regions of Ukraine; or feel the atmosphere...
TPR Travel Tip - St. Cyril's Church, one of the oldest churches of Kiev Rus

TPR Travel Tip – St. Cyril’s Church, one of the oldest churches of Kiev Rus

Jul 11, 12 • UkraineNo Comments »
St.Cyricl’s church is one of the oldest in Kiev Rus and was built many years before other famous Orthodox churches in the Eastern Europe. It is very often overlooked by visitors as it is located far from St. Sophia or Kiev Pechersk Lavra. If...
Holy Caves of Kiev Pechersk Lavra, Kiev, Ukraine

Holy Caves of Kiev Pechersk Lavra, Kiev, Ukraine

Jul 7, 12 • Ukraine4 Comments »
Visiting Kiev without visiting Kiev Pehcersk Lavra is like visiting Prague without seeing the Prague castle and St.Vitus cathedral. even if one plans a short visit to Kiev or Ukraine the Lavra as most people call it in Kiev will be on top-3-to-see...