The main reason we did a tour to the Ukraine and Russia was because they use the Cyrillic alphabet, plus we don't speak Russian or Ukrainian. Bernard and Amber got a handle on the alphabet and were able to decipher signs, eventually
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Europe » Ukraine » Kyiv 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
November 2017. We are still in Tucson, AZ, well, often anyway. We continue our wanderings and enjoying our adventures. We haven't lived outside the US in awhile, but prior to 2010 we lived in: Guatemala, Ecuador, the Netherlands (twice), Germany (twice) and South Africa. We have now traveled to well over 100 countries, but that doesn't mean we plan on stopping any time soon. ... full info