Picture + 100 Words: Something (else) to do in Kiev
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that protesters in Kiev are settling in for the long haul (with yesterday’s news, I can’t blame them). If you happen to be a foreign correspondent on assignment in Ukraine, might I suggest a visit to Lavra? Touring these caves is like a history lesson and tourist trip wrapped in one neat package. It’s hard not to be awed when you realize the monastery was founded a millennium ago. And they all lived in caves. Because that was acceptable lodging in the 11th century. They have since upgraded. As these glimmering gold domes attest.