The Way It Used To Be - Chapter Four: Lviv July 5th 2005 little more on my mind than to be on my way, I called a friend of mine in Lviv to inform him of my arrival the next morning. For the past few days, we had been exchanging mails; each time he reminded me that he was waiting for me to call and let him know when I would be in town. I called him from the post office in Odessa, the only place phones are consistently reliable, and all was in place.
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Europe » Ukraine » Lviv 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
An educator and unapologetic American, travel has come to define who I am. If you long to visit an airport terminal for the sake of staring at the departure board desperately wishing you would be on any of those flights, then you understand. When a train rages by over a trestle or through a tunnel and you wish you were on it regardless of where it will stop, then you and I have a great deal in common. Here is where I can share the joy of what I do best with others.... full info