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... rebel battle in a war torn country was good enough for me. Better than being hit by a slow paced tram whilst reading a food menu in the street, that would have been my last thought in this world. As my mind wandered to what funeral song someone might pick for me, let's face it we all secretly judge that person on it. They saluted, chanted something aggressive but honourable and they were gone. I questioned whether it really happened as nobody else was addressing it. Had my brain ...
Breakfast in bed as the hotel bring breakfast to your room on account of having no restaurant, whilst listening to Chris Evans' Breakfast Show on the iPlayer Radio app on my phone. A leisurely start to the day.
Jump aboard the hop on/hop off red bus for a proper hop on/hop off tour (unlike Minsk’s). Another scorching hot day and I’m wearing my Tilley hat for the first time. Yes. I’ve invested in a Tilley hat. I’m of age.
Arrived early this morning into Kiev after possibly the rockiest train ride ever - did not feel at all safe sleeping on the top bunk - thought I was going to roll out of bed at any moment! After a breakfast of dumplings, took a walking tour around the city lasting 3 hours (apparently the Ukrainians also can put on walking tours!) - lead by a guide who midway through the tour asked where I was from. When I said "Australia", ...
... of English. Anyway, this was also problematic at lunch where we were supposed to be provided with it but couldn’t get it without a guide so had to wait 15mins till the other guides called the guy who was supposed to guide us to sort it out. Basically, the tour was a fail, but thankfully we still went to the places and got a bit of information. So now that I have had my rant I will talk about the good part. So ...
... br> Finally, the food was good. Typically meat and potatoes, but also a lot of fish, caviar, dumplings, soups like borschst, and lots of pickled things. The beer and vodka was cheap and excellent. And Slavic women are gorgeous and dress like it is Friday night to go to the grocery store. We also caught an amusing show with ska and gypsy-punk bands. Since I love Gogol Bordello, it was right up my alley.
From here, Andrew and I are off to Moldova