Is it really made of gold? – the guests of my walking tours are asking me when looking at the golden domes of monastaries and cathedrals. “But why is this beautiful building in such a poor situation?” – the other most asked question. I am asking myself the same question: why?
– How old are you?
– I am forever young.
– I feel like I am stuck here. And I cannot do anything about it, – that’s what this foreign guy living in Kyiv said to me.
– But “stuck” is probably not the best word to describe the way of life, is it? – I asked him.
So you already bought your tickets to Kyiv? Ah man, return them. I have bad news for you: there is nothing to do here. And I will clearly explain why.
When you wake up in the morning, look out of the window and see that…that you see nothing, because there is such a thick fog, then visiting a botanical garden can be a good idea. That’s what I did today, and, to be honest, I did not really want to come back to civilization after I got lost in the magical forest. But I had to…to share this magic with you.
That’s not just the time…
One of the reasons why May is the best month to visit Kyiv is chestnuts flowering everywhere. How did this awesome tree become the symbol of the city?
“Kyiv is impossible without Podil” – that’s the words from a popular song about Kyiv. Ask locals where the heart of the Kyiv is and most of them will mention Podil. Take a photojourney to one of the most enthralling districts of the city.
Searching for a green island in the heart of the business part of the city? There is a spot, appreciated by locals and admired by travelers – Saint Volodymyr Hill.
Michael Bulgakov called it “the best place on Earth” and there he was walking and searching for inspiration to write his “Master and Margarita” and other masterpieces. No wonder – it’s a place where the love to the city is being born.