Our Travels

Eastern Europe - Romania to Ukraine & More

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Romania

Our next tour, Romania to Ukraine, started with a visit to the Danube Delta, which is the second largest river delta in Europe.

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Moldova

In the city of Comrat, one of many, many Orthodox Christian churches we saw in Eastern Europe.

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Moldova

By the fountain outside the Mileștii Mici Winery.

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Moldova

The Mileștii Mici Winery has the largest wine cellar in the world.

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Moldova

More of the Mileștii Mici wine cellar.

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Moldova (Transnistria)

An Ottoman fortress in Transnistria, which is a breakaway republic of Moldova.

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Moldova (Transnistria)

'I Love Tiraspol' in Moldovan. Tiraspol is in Transnistria.

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Moldova (Transnistria)

Lenin in front of Soviet era government building in Tiraspol.

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Moldova (Transnistria)

Another government building near where we were staying, in the Russia Hotel.

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Moldova (Transnistria)

The Aquatir Sturgeon Farm in Tiraspol where they harvest caviar. They were big fish!!

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Ukraine

Sunset from our hotel window in Kiev.

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Ukraine

A small town that was evacuated after the nuclear disaster in Chernobyl in 1986.

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Ukraine

The amusement park in the town of Prypiet, which was very near the power plant. The ferris wheel was scheduled to open the weekend after the disaster so was never used.

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Ukraine

Bumper cars at the amusement park.

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Belarus

After our tour, we spent some time on our own. This is a Soviet era building in Minsk.

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Latvia

We visited Vilnius, Lithuania and Riga, Latvia. We both think the old town in Riga is better.