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Travel Blogs from Yalta
... one with stunning grounds and an Architect with a personality problem as more than one era is included in the design. And then Chekov's home - just outside the city. Nothing much to see - just some nostalgia where he wrote The Cherry Tree! Or was that The Cherry Tree? When we got dropped back in Yalta, we headed for McDonalds as they had free WiFi and we sat there quite content for about an hour and then just walked back to the ...
... to visit the Swallow's Nest and Livadia Palace. The Swallow's Nest was built by a German Baron in 1912 and its current claim to fame is its precarious location on a cliff above the sea. Livadia Palace, a vacation home for the Tsar, is most famous as the site of the meeting of Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin in February, 1945, where they decided the fate of ...
... from Turkish Airlines to take to the immigration people, but to get to them you have to speak to the local police guarding the area. They say they can help and take us to talk to 5 different people. The seemingly friendly officer tells us that our bags are just inside the immigration room, but that a "gift" is expected. yes, we are being propositioned to buy back our own belongings! Ironic, since we were planning on tipping him for his help, but now ...
... in your possession at any time during the Cold War, the KGB would have taken you away.
He was in the Navy for 25 years. He said that he would have been in much longer except the Soviet Union broke up and he was able to muster out in 1992 with a pension. They asked him to then join the Ukrainian Navy and he refused. I think it was because he was tired of being on submarines but also because he was tired of ...
... t interest me. I may look back and be sorry.
Sevastopol is a beautiful multi-sided harbor, home to the Russian Black Sea Fleet. It has many famous monuments and historical markers attesting to the Crimean War and the "charge of the light brigade". Many Russian movies are filmed in this harbor and the sites are recognizable. The fleet was adorned with colorful flags - without Russian ...