Lion's Castle Hotel
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... a small stone courtyard with no lights, then entering a hallway inside the building with motion sensor light switch which doesn't turn on until you are halfway down the passage, the only sign to say it's a hostel is the splitting image of the Hostel sign from the film Hostel, with creepy letters written vertically on a window. If I was ever to direct a horror film I would base it here!
But after getting into the hostel and having a pretty smiling ...
... back in time.
To get to Lviv, I took the express train. I’ve decided I quite like traveling by trains. The express trains were built in anticipation for the Euro2012, and allow one to get from Kiev to Lviv in less than 5 hours, compared to the 8 plus hours when one takes the overnight train. The trains are modern and air-conditioned, but the train I was on was only about a third full, because the tickets are expensive compared to night train prices. ...
... even if you are not into the history of Eastern Europe. After some wandering around, we finally managed to get to the Defenders of Lviv cemetery where we stumbled upon a member of the society protecting and taking care of the graves and monuments there. We spent like two hours with him, listening and being given a history lesson. A lesson somewhat alternative, as it did not match much what we knew and learned before. Thanks to him, we got to know almost every ...
... bad things when they live in a nice environment. Does that mean that conversely people will be worse if they live in an ugly environment? What effect is that going to have on society as a whole? Maybe you just stop caring and become as grey as the buildings around you. Is German tidyness and efficiency a function of the society, or is society a function of it? What came first?
Additionally, these buildings won't last forever. The hotel in Pripyat is going ...
... have known each other. She did however remember the name Rottenberg who she said were a very big family and very prominent in the community. She even remembers going to school with a few Rottenbergs. She then proceeded to look for a book that she remembered she had. It was a book in which she had written down what she remembered from her childhood and it included names of people in her classroom. There was the name of a Rachel Rottenberg written in her book as being one of ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed