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Štai pagaliau jau tranzitinėj stotelėj. Po paskutinio "AeroSvit" incidento (atšauktas reisas į Vilnių ir iš jo) buvo truputį nejauku. Kad ir mums taip neatsitiktų... Bet mums pasisekė ir skrydis įvyko laiku. Apie lėktuvą geriau nutylėsiu... (Dyrdyrdyr) Bet užtat vaišino sumuštiniu, dalino gėrimus, net vynelį pilstė! Dabar ...
... with a huge main Cathedral, surrounded by lower buildings in a giant courtyard. There were also dozens of onion shaped, shiny, golden domes, seemingly everywhere. I felt happy again that my morning wasn’t to be wasted after all. It was lovely and there were sweeping views in all directions, which I enjoyed very much as I continued to calm down. The scenery was completely different than I had expected or ever seen before. Like a whole new world!!
... through passport control, yet again, because Ukraine isn't EU.
The airport at Vilnius was easy to navigate, with security being friendly and expedient, even
though I forgot to remove a bottle of "Computer Monitor Cleaner" from my carry-on. The dude simply asked me what it was, gave it back to me, apologized for the disruption and wished me a pleasant flight!! How civilized. No taking off my shoes or belt, like being inducted into a prison as in ...
... Even for this master of self confidence though this proved a challenge and within moments his usually creamy cheeks had turned the colour of his hair. Lesson 1 # male travellers: never wear pyjama trousers on a night train (just in case).
Aside from Jack's minor humiliation (or glorification - who am I to judge?) the journey had been thankfully uneventful, a relief - the St. Petersburg Moscow drama still fresh in mind. We only spent one night in Kiev as a stopover ...
... m a decent climber, I felt like a monkey trying to get up there. Once there I had little space to move around and was reminded of the coffin rack I slept in for three and half years onboard the USS Roanoke. There were two Ukrainian women, one older and one younger, sharing the compartment with me. The younger one was blonde and pretty; the older one fat and sick. She was coughing and sneezing so much it’s a miracle I didn’t catch whatever she had. That’s one ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking