Travel Blogs from Uzhhorod
... unhelpful and uncommunicative about anything. I HAD HAD ENOUGH....On questioning it appeared that our home stay was in the mountains about 3 hours away. This would involve worse roads with far worse potholes, fog and dangerous un-protected mountain bends. NO THANKS so I instructed him to turn round and drive back to civilisation. This would involve a 6 hr drive but meant we would get rid of him and have 2 nights in a decent hotel before our 24 hour train journey ...
... Lviv, the gateway to a different world. A world of bling culture, gherkins, vodka, high heels and shady casino gangsters. A world where you smell alcohol on the breath of cab drivers and were you see babushkas rummaging through bins for scraps. What is the upside you may ask....indeed. A goods nights sleep: We discover that our destination is 1 hr ahead so "sleep shrink" is now a worry as we arrive in Lviv at 0600hrs ...
... the Kleins of Shalanki had perished in the camps. The Russian and Slovak armies joined to repel the Nazi forces moving to the east. It was a vicious battle, with somewhere between 20,000 and 80,000 casualties! Now it’s memorialized only by a slowly decaying sculpture far across the highway, two rusty tanks, and a few piles of trash.
On a much less momentous scale, I think of how epic events in our lives also fade into obscurity with the passage of ...
... avoiding the still-present police force, and waited for more news on all fronts. Then at about 2.00 or 3.00 we were delighted to hear that a new test revealed that Boris didn’t have a brain tumor after all! And the trip to Shalanki was on again! So we called Peter once more, thanked him for his efforts, and told him we no longer needed his translator locator services.
Meanwhile, the police ...
... among others.. It once had an enormous Jewish population and was seriously in the sphere of Polish-Galatian influence. So what is now called Ужгор 86;д, the Ukrainian spelling we see on all the road signs, in my grandfather’s day was known as Ungvár in Hungarian or אונגװ 88;ר in Yiddish. Grandpa Klein spoke Hungarian, which is still ...
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