Kiev - June 2012

I visited Kiev during the World Cup finals and it was a wonderful mad-house time to be here. The weather was nearly perfect and I was able to visit St. Michael's, St. Sophia and the Botanical Gardens. It was truly a wonderful trip.

Beach and City Center

I spent most of my evening here and did a little shopping in an underground mall. There was a lot of partying going on by the soccer fans. I went to a beach…

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Botanical Gardens, St. Michael's, and St. Sophia

Visited the botanical gardens, St Micheal's, and St Sophia. The botanical gardens are very nice and large. St. Michael’s Cathedral is located opposite St.…

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Kievsko-Pecherskaya Lavra

Also known as the Kiev Monastery of the Caves, is a historic Orthodox Christian monastery which gave its name to one of the city districts where it is located…

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