Lion's Castle Hotel
Travel Blogs from Lviv
... his life's work. He passed away a couple of years ago, and it remains to be seen how well his successors maintain his legacy.
After returning to Lviv, I walk to the Opera House and briefly entertain the idea of purchasing a ticket to La Traviata. The curtain is literally going up, and I am ...
... can officially say we are as lost as possible...challenge complete!
We found a really nice restaurant to get some lunch and we had piroggie (actually that's the polish word for it but I can't remember what the Ukrainian word was, and that's probably spelt incorrectly), however halfway though lunch a used spoon came flying across the restaurant! There were two Ukrainian guys who wanted to start a fight because they thought we were Americans, what ...
... rushed to the West like many other Eastern bloc countries, such as by teaching English.
Following a 14-hour overnight train from Odessa, I was here for the weekend and had a lot of fun. I again stayed in an apartment smack in the center of town. I think there were six bars/cafes on my one blaock. There was an outdoor Jazz festival occurring on three stages in the old town during the day, and the ...
... Piggies". Not the most kosher. It was a thematic authentic Ukrainian peasant cuisine restaurant. I had a vegetable stuffed trout. Lets just say, I didn't realize that the price was based on the weight of the fish. Probably the most expensive trout, let alone fish, I have ever eaten. But, it was mighty tasty.
Tomorrow we'll have a walking tour of the old town. I can't wait. Finally I have a captive audience to take pictures with me in them.
... Having not slept for long enough (only about 3 1/2 hours), I considered the ramifications of slamming him into the wall when I lifted the seat and then claiming not to have seen him. Deciding that he probably had a father or older brother (or older Ukrainian sister) on the train, I chose to instead wake him and ask him to stand up so I could collect my bag and get off the train. The look on his face was priceless! I suppose being woken at 4am by ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking