Picture + 100 Words: Something (else) to do in Kiev

Bogdan in Kyiv 016The 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.


About Stephanie Y.

I'm a professional news writer in Frederick, Maryland. I blog at S.Y. Ciphers.

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