Staryi Krakiv Hotel
Travel Blogs from Lviv
... a road regarded as too bumpy and too rough to enable us to make rapid
progress today, we instead were all given a last-minute re-route, and the
coloured map-book came in most handy – everyone seems to have navigated today
without a hitch, and the Dutch who have been urging us to put in more navigation
must have felt at home. The day began with a circuit-test outside Kiev. Again a network of fast flowing corners with very ...
... asked her in my best Ukranian if she thought it would be ok if we spent the night here. She seemed very pleased, which I interpreted as a yes! Turns out two decked out Fiat Pandas had followed us down the dirt path and were now also interested in setting up camp: no problem! Said Pandas are of italian origin and doing a charity rally to Mongolia. Spent a lovely evening with them and now driving in convoy to Kiew. Maybe there will be official camping for all 7 of us ...
... workings of the clock in the tower. The clock doesn’t look that large from the ground but the minute hand on the clock is almost 10 feet long. Another interesting building that we saw on our tour was the L’viv Opera House which was built between 1897 and 1900 and is considered to be one of the most beautiful Opera houses in all of Europe. It was quite the architectural wonder in its day for a couple of reasons: It was the first building ...
... door instead of the 'make up room' one. I flipped it around and went out for an hour and a half, not actually believing some of the stuff would be replaced by the time I got back. I arrived to find everything had already been done and they'd given me over and above what I needed. It's hard to believe this is in a country where they won't sell you train tickets because they're in a mood. This evening I spent some time drinking cognac and eating chocolate cake ...
The people I have met from around the world in Lviv:
United States (2x)
North Korean (1x)
My favorite relationship so far was with this guy from Holland who is working in Africa. The lady from Sweden is taking a pink bus to ...