Retro Hostel Shevchenko
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Being in Ukraine feels pretty similar to being in Central America. Nothing about travel ling in Ukraine ended up being easy; everything was logistically difficult. Even the city itself has like 6 different names, which made booking travel extremely tiring. And I thought the last country transfer was exciting... HAHA! Getting from Krakow to Lviv was …
Well, I had spent considerable time in lviv last year, so when the train arrived, I knew
exactly how to get to the hostel. And it wasn't NEAR as confusing (the Cyrilic alphabet). But first, I decided to have a cup of kava in the train station; no rush. I finally made it on foot to the
hostel, and Stephan was here to check me in. Luba and …
... had a street-party. You could hardly move for
people, push-chairs, children, elderly residents who recalled a street-race
style Grand Prix back in 1930, everyone was here… over 5,000 turned out, and a
large marquee was erected on a lawn for spectators to welcome us into their
arms. Inching past vulnerable toes, it took half an hour to go one kilometre to
the hotel at the far end of the street lined with local ...
... more skeptical, thinking more along the lines of motel parking lots. Sure enough about 30km after Rivne we stumble upon some anglers at a lake in the midst of some fields by the highway. A dirt path then took us sufficiently far from the road. While making our way down the path along the lake we realized we weren't the only ones looking for a spot for the night. In the meantime I spotted an elderly lady who was bringing in her cows from the pasture for the ...
... did not need to do any repairs but just after that meeting was over and the councilors had walked out of the city hall, the tower collapsed. I guess maybe they should have invited an engineer to the meeting instead of just a bunch of politicians… The third and current tower is an exact reconstruction (minus the crack) of the tower that had collapsed. There are 306 stairs to get to the top observation deck and on the way up to the top, you pass by ...
How has this hostel rated in the past?
really nice place, very crowded and fun. bathroom smelled terrible
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