Travel Blogs from Lviv
... 4 days at a time, 24 hours a day! We were just talking in the kitchen and talk turned to a very strange bar they have in the city which hidden and you need a secret password to get into, so being only 2 guests in the hostel, Julia has to take care of her guests and if the guests are at a bar she must go to! So she took us to the secret bar. Then I forgot the password, so when we were at the door and everybody had to give the password I just mimed, but hey ...
... later all walked the 20min walk to the stadium (getting facepaint on the way) and then headed to our respective gates. My ticket was a cheap one with supposed ‘restricted view’ however it was not bad at all and was behind the goals halfway up the stadium. The game was awesome, it was Germany vs Denmark and this time the German fans dominated the place with only a small corner of Danish supporters. The Germans ...
... one, where we unfortunately failed to see the Armenian church, as it was closed for visitors. Later, on the local market, Agnieszka bought herself a nice traditional-ish t-shirt. On one of the squares we stopped for a little while, hunting for... a cat. Well, hunting for a photo to be precise. Surrounded by people coming from every way possible, the poor cat seemed so sleepy he was not moving. Perhaps he spent the whole night hunting?
We went for a walk along ...
... an anthropologist at the bus station in Kamenets, and she agreed that religion is the new "fad", everything from orthodoxy to new age-y stuff. People cross themselves when they pass churches, be it on foot, while driving a car or sitting in a bus. Is this a revolt against the notion of the opiate of the masses? It's almost like when their entire belief system collapsed, they had to turn to something else. If it was declared wrong by the body that just collapsed, ...
... used to be the center of Jewish life here, and was also the central part of the Busk ghetto during Nazi occupation. Many Jews were shot here and transported by buggy where they were buried in the mass graves near the cemetery. I tried to picture how normal everyday life would unfold in this square when Jews lived happily and un-persecuted. I tried to picture my grandfather as a boy walking up and down these streets with the rest of my family on their way to synagogue, but ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking