Travel Blogs from Uzhhorod
... guard activity on the Ukrainian side (see photos), the main delay wasn’t getting out of Ukraine, but getting into Slovakia. Each of the cars in the queue was thoroughly searched, presumably with an eye for cheap Ukrainian cigarettes and vodka for which EU residents would be willing to pay big bucks.
But we finally did emerge in Slovakia, back in the ol’ EU. The roads were certainly better than in Ukraine, but the grim post-Soviet ...
... Ascertaining that I was qualified to take the four species, he handed me the etrog—a special citrus fruit grown in Israel. I held it in my left hand and pressed it against a bouquet of palm, myrtle, and willow branches that the Rabbi gave me to hold in my right (collectively these branches are called the lulav). Reciting the prayer after the Rabbi, I moved the four species in the required six directions: forward, to the right, to the back, to the ...
... br> Deep in the forest we found a trail and followed it down hill. Suddenly we started slipping and sliding—we realized we were walking on a surface carpeted with acorn ball bearings! We began walking much more slowly, but still almost fell on our rears multiple times.
At one point we stopped to get our bearings (not the ball type), and heard a noise behind us. It was a herd of goats, white and brown, ...
As any traveler knows, things can change fast. The key to a successful experience is to be flexible, to roll with the punches. At least that's what I keep telling myself.
This morning I again chose the Healthy Start breakfast; coffee and slaw is growing on me. The servers are graduates of the orphanage who are learning restaurant work. They are very sweet. Though their English is limited, they always politely say "enjoy ...
... lock the lock and throw the key into the river below, pledging unending love. We all wondered how many of the irreversibly declared couples are still together. None of us were particularly optimistic about the likely percentages.
We were immediately drawn to the big pink building that looked about as much as the synagogue it had been as the Great Synagogue in Budapest (see the photos). The good news is that ...
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