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Ukraine - From north to south

From Kiev to Odessa.

  • Gold on green

    The cathedral is inspired by Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, which may not be apparent from the exterior but much more from the inside. The first foundation was laid in 1037.

    [Saint Sophia Cathedral in Kiev]

  • To arms

    Notice the unsual combination of rose and grenade.

    [Underpass near Rodina Mat in Kiev]

  • A day at the Black Sea

    [Ida in Odessa]

  • I dream in color

    [House in Kiev]

  • Grab your loot

    [Odessa]

  • Big Mama

    The 62 meter statue towers over southern Kiev.

    [Rodina Mat in Kiev]

  • Big Mama

    The 62 meter statue towers over southern Kiev.

    [Rodina Mat in Kiev]

  • Catch it if you can

    One small step for man, one giant leap for baby stroller. This is the location of the unforgettable scene in Battleship Potemkin from 1925.

    [Reine at Potemkin stairs in Odessa]

  • Neither master nor margarita

    Mikhail Bulgakov lived in this house for a while.

    [Andriivsky Uzviz in Kiev]

  • All aboard

    [Tram in Odessa]

  • None shall pass

    Unlike the more well-known namesake in San Francisco, this was actually a gate. It was also called the Great Gate and used as Triumphal Arch until being sacked by the mongolian horde in 1240.

    [Golden Gate in Kiev]

  • Inspecting the waves

    [Black Sea coast in Odessa]

  • A day at the Black Sea

    [Ida and Reine in Odessa]

  • A day at the Black Sea

    [Odessa]

  • Here we go

    [Underpass near Rodina Mat in Kiev]

  • The mist

    [Andriivsky Uzviz in Kiev]

  • Dueling tanks

    [Kiev]

  • Underground

    This subway is one of the deepest in the world. This station, Arsenal'na, is located at the depth of 105 meters.

    [Metro in Kiev]

  • Left right left

    [Odessa]

  • Who let that guy in

    Odessa champagne is a weird experience.

    [Reine in Odessa]

  • Directions

    [Odessa]

  • Party like its 1999

    [Odessa]

  • Snowroller

    [Reine going uphill in Kiev]

  • Local draft

    Obolon is one of the most well-known breweries in Kiev.

    [Reine having an Obolon in Kiev]

  • Echoes

    The Independence Square is the central square of Kiev, a traditional place for political protests including the infamous Orange Revolution in 2004. The square has even seen the assault of the Mongol army in 1240, when the Lyadski Gates located at the site were destroyed.

    [Maidan Nezalezhnosti]

  • Echoes

    The Independence Square is the central square of Kiev, a traditional place for political protests including the infamous Orange Revolution in 2004. The square has even seen the assault of the Mongol army in 1240, when the Lyadski Gates located at the site were destroyed.

    [Maidan Nezalezhnosti]

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