Travel Blogs from Lviv
... Volvo Amazon of 5:59 after a steady run. Philippe Clamens had the vote
for “best noise” in the V8 Mercedes Coupe, the V8 snaked around the course in
5:47. So, in the European Trophy-stakes, the heat is on, with the V8 Ford Coupe
outgunning the rest of the pack of Vintageants with a solid performance, and the
Holden pick-up truck surprising everyone with a time that has out-gunned all the
regular Classic category ...
On my second day in Lviv, I set out to do the walking tour Lonely Planet outlines for the city. One of the neatest parts was High Castle. On a large hill overlooking the historical center, there is a castle tower and remains of fortifications that date back to the city’s founding. Getting up to the tower was a nice walk and from the top of the tower one has an excellent view of Lviv, both of the historic center and the more modern ...
... live on stage, while not too far away, two ladies were doing the hoopla with fire to the beat of the drums. Local politicians took the opportunities to voice their opinions to the community, while children were seen 'rock climbing' from the wave monument behind Taras Shevchenko.
I am glad that I was at the right place at the right time. Witnessing the independence celebration by the Ukrainians in their traditional costumes showed how much they loved their country.
... desirable? It's been interesting to see the role that religion seems to play now. Last year, one of my Russian professors made this remark: "First, it was the tsar. Then Communsim. Now it's this *******ned religion." People as a whole need something to turn to, and it's always in opposition to the thing that came before. In the Soviet era, people were dismissed from their jobs for having a church wedding. I lost track of the number I passed just today. I was ...
... young man, 2180 uscf, I won just barely
After these four games, I was in the lead for my section by just a 1/2 point.
5th (lost): white vs strong chess master, I put so much pressure but his defending was the best I have ever seen.
6th (lost): black vs strong chess master, I made one mistake but had an opportunity to take the advantage in the ...