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A folk singer plays a bandura - Kiev, Ukraine  
   

A folk singer plays a bandura - Kiev, Ukraine

Uncovering a European Gem

September 20th 2013
Expectation is an unwelcome friend on any travel. Appearing at first to be an ally, it can undermine enjoyment of a destination, especially if expectation is too high. It is very rare to visit anywhere without any sense of expectation – but this did duly occur with my travel to Ukraine. Since my visit was organised and paid for courtesy of flydubai I did not ... read more
Europe » Ukraine » Odessa

Ukrainian Flag 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
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25th September 2013

COMING HOME
When you return to your heritage...tugs at your heart strings...the music of the place satisfies the soul. Reckon you were feeling like home...with a touch of your heritage... blood does not lie.
25th September 2013

Thinking of you
Such a beautifully worded comment, thank you so much! Interesting you should choose this photo to comment on, because when I was standing there listening to him performing Ukrainian folk music, the thought that crossed my mind was "Dancing Dave would love this!"

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