Ukraine

Historic Lviv

Not much to describe about Lviv, other than to say it was one of the prettiest “European-looking” cities one could hope for.  It had been long enough since I’d seen snow that it was novel and pretty for a day or to, and fun to walk around in and take pictures.  There is one semi-interesting … Continue reading »

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Photo: Lviv

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Chernobyl in 9 Acts

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The Seat of Independence

One of the things that made Kiev so exciting was a large public protest over new tax laws the government is planning to enact.  According to my Ukrainian host, Anton, these are the largest public protests the city has seen since the Orange Revolution in 2005. Though I left town on the second day of … Continue reading »

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The Seat of Power

Kiev, Ukraine is all sorts of awesome.  So awesome, in fact, that on the last night I was supposed to be in town I decided to skip my flight the next day and spend some time exploring Ukraine. Though Kiev is an exceedingly large city, the historic center is where I spent most of my … Continue reading »

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