Travel Blogs from Lviv
... 8211; not a fast circuit, but a big emphasis on
braking, and handling, requiring the right lines to hook them all together.
Three outstanding efforts today show that there is now a spring in our steps as
we all race for the European Trophy – the cups for best Vintageant and best
Classic in the section from Kiev to Paris. Fastest round the track was the experienced Holden crew of car 100, the pick-up
with a ...
... were headed to Lviv. Now, the interesting thing is that the setup of the LR actually doesn't foresee any additional passengers. The Swiss kids had to make due with sitting on boxes the last 80km to the city center from the boarder. But finally we had reach a cheap diesel country, 1Eur /liter sounds like music to my ears.
The next morning we ventured out into this beautiful medival town to explore....and to find a car mechanic. This ...
... to be constructed with a concrete foundation, it was built on top of a river that had been covered over, and it was also one of the first buildings designed to allow adequate fire escape capacity for the number of people it was expected to hold.
One of the most interesting things we did in L’viv was buying train tickets. We have bought train tickets numerous times in the last few months and usually the process is the same: Use the Internet ...
... downstairs restaurant, listening to a girl play the violin. For me and my overactive imagination, it conjured up smoky, mysterious evenings of days gone by, when all of western and central Europe's who's who would find themselves touring on the same route. It's said that to the East, Lviv is the first city of the West, and to the West, it is the first city of the East. It's a wonderful borderland mix, a city that over time has belonged to Poland, Sweden, ...
... countries, and the Polish party guys just party all day.
Least favorites was the crazy old guy from Ireland who has been here for 2 years but doesn't speak more than 10 words of the local language and looks like a serial killer (so happy he wasn't sleeping in my room). And the guys from Belguim who are just strange. Good strange, I guess.
The Canadians tend to be the most talkative and social.