Пжсть, Що and Бълын. October 12th 2007 Kyiv has been busy but peaceful in the time since I last wrote, and the still air each morning has become cold enough to pinch my lungs as I push open the heavy metal door and leave my building. The city is gradually beginning to feel like home, and there is even a positive side to my claustrophobic journey to work on the number 439 marshrutka: the girl next to me was listening to Zemfira a ... read more
Europe » Ukraine » Kyiv » Nivki Ukraine was the center of the first Slavic state, Kievan Rus, which during the 10th and 11th centuries was the largest and most powerful state in Europe. Weakened by internecine quarrels and Mongol invasions, Kievan Rus was incorporated into the Gran... ... read more
I am a British translator and travel writer. I now live in London, after working in Ukraine for three years. My blog is a collection of stories about the people and places that have captured my imagination during my travels through Europe - I hope you'll enjoy them.
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