Ukraine – Poland

Ukraine – Poland

Unruly Border Control You’ve surely noticed that we’ve been a little bit quiet. We had our first obstacle: our Vitara decided to stop for a prolonged manicure and will likely continue in the salon for a while. In the meantime, we are in Krakow, Poland...
Day 279 – Zhovka, Ukraine

Day 279 – Zhovka, Ukraine

Mountains, sunflowers, churches and “one-way” roads Today we traveled to Zhovka, a small town with less than 15 thousand inhabitants, just north of Lviv. Surrounded by a mountain range this city reminds us of Brasov, although much smaller in size (and...
Day 266 – Ukraine, 700 km from Brasov to Lviv

Day 266 – Ukraine, 700 km from Brasov to Lviv

I confess that we were a bit worried about the border control between Romania and Ukraine. There are hundreds of epic tales of the border control in Ukraine, some of them quite recent. It so happens that our fears were unfounded, at least for this border crossing: we...