Category Archives: Ukraine

Moldova, Chisinau, 01 – 04 August 2019

Odessa to Chisinau – A border crossing from Ukraine to Moldova. I planned my route via Palanca, Tudora and Stefan Voda to avoid Transnistria the breakaway region from Moldova. Passing through Tranistria adds another border crossing and possibly corrupt officials, … Continue reading

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Ukraine, Odessa, 28 – 31 July 2019

The ride from Kiev to Odessa was in fine and warm weather, 4 lanes all the way, rough in parts but easy to maintain 110 kph. 487 km in 5:20 hrs with 2 fuel stops. This is the end of … Continue reading

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Ukraine, Kiev, 25 – 27 July 2019

Kiev is know for its Street Art / Murals, these are commissioned works by professional artists. This is the Walking Tour I followed.   St.Sophia’s Cathedral The National Museum, St.Andrew’s, St.Michael’s, Friendship Arch, Kiev Pechersk Lavra Kiev’s subway stations are … Continue reading

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Ukraine, Chernobyl, 24 July 2019

I went on a tour to Chernobyl, the site of the worst Nuclear disaster in history. Thousands finished up dying due to the radiation spread by the Reactor explosion. The scariest thing about radiation is that you don’t feel any … Continue reading

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Ukraine, Kiev, 21 – 23 July 2019

Lviv to Kiev – the first 300 km the roads varied from 2 to 4 lane with some rough patches and the last 200 was a good 4 lane road, stopped for fuel twice, one black cloud decided to rain … Continue reading

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Ukraine, Lviv, 19 – 21 July 2019

Jankowice, Poland to Lviv, Ukraine – First I had to get a visa to Ukraine. I applied for an eVisa on 1 July 2019, this involved uploading copies of my passport photo page, health insurance, bank statement and my hotel … Continue reading

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