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Tag Archives: Kyiv
Should I be worried if there are suddenly tanks in front of the house? Links: More from Ukraine. More about war. Zur deutschen Fassung dieses Blogs.
There is so much to say about this place, but before I do so, I need to spend more time there, read more about it and think more. As you see from the photos, it got dark too early for … Continue reading
Already when I got on the Ukrainian train in Poland, I noticed its patriotic coloring. Once in Kyiv, the metro has the same branding. And then I spotted it everywhere: I don’t think those patriotic plastic bags are coincidence. Links: … Continue reading
Links: More from Ukraine. More about religion. Zur deutschen Fassung dieses Blogs.
I really enjoyed the Botanical Garden in Kyiv, but that little dude freaked me out. Links: More about Ukraine. The National Botanical Garden of Ukraine.
With the warm and sunny weather we are having in Kyiv, I thought I would go to the beach. “Hold on,” I hear the geographically gifted object, “Kyiv is not by the sea.” Well, actually it kind of is because … Continue reading
“Please throw unwanted children in the trash,” this sign at Sovky Park says. Or so I thought, before reading the small print. Pictographs can be so misleading. There is just no substitute for real language. Links: More from Ukraine. It reminded … Continue reading
“I would never go to Eastern Europe in winter.” “You are going to freeze your butt off.” “How stupid of you!” These were some of the comments I received when I announced my plan to spend the winter in Ukraine. … Continue reading
You should actually recognize this column: Exactly, it’s the one which looked like this six years ago: Walking through the center of Kyiv, you see many memories of and memorials to the Euromaidan protests. But before I write anything about … Continue reading