Ukraine Trip '10



I've made it to Kiev


Zoloti Vorota (Golden Gate) Fort designed by Yaroslav


Zoloti Vorota


Bell Tower at St. Sophia


The courtyard at St. Sophia


Church from above


St. Michaels from a distance


St. Sophia Square


St. Michaels in the distance


Buildings along the square


St. Michaels Monastery


Inside St. Michael's courtyard


Standing if front of St. Michaels


Playing on the seesaw in the park


Goth looking building...some art studio now


Cat Statue


There has to be at least one archway photo taken on every trip.


Ukrainians playing chess






Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square) - Location of Orange Revolution


Kiev Building


Me in the Kiev


Simpson in Independence Square


I love how they sell fish in the corner store...looks safe to eat.


St. Andrews Cathedral


Andriyivsky uzviz Market


Monument to soldiers lost in Afghan war


Chilling by the guns


Soviet Chopper


Soviet rocket launcher truck


Soviet motorcycle


Reminds me of "Spies Like Us"


Soviet tank


Entrance to the Museum of the Great Patriotic War


Soviet soldier monument


Old Soviet machine guns


Kievo-Pecherska Larva


Rodina Mat (Nation's Mother) - 62 meters tall


Rodina Mat (Nation's Mother)


The subway escalator



Potemkin Steps


Cheers to Odessa...Good and a beer.


Opera Building


Side shot of the Opera Building


Tree outside the Opera House


The Philharmonic Hall...saw a concert here directed by an American


Beer alongside the Black Sea


Simpson at the Black Sea


The beach along the Black Sea


Random statue chair




My new friend in Odessa


Simpson knows him too.




Another building


Old building


Really old buildings


Archaeology Museum




There has to be at least one lamp photo taken on every trip.


Nice row of trees


Pretty sure this isn't right the flag they wanted, but you gotta love seeing the Texas flag.

Might be time to head home...