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Sep/14

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The salt desert near Odessa

Kuyal’nitsky estuary (liman) is an estuary located about 3 km to the north-west of the Black Sea coast (Odessa Bay), 5 km from Odessa. It is separated from the sea by three kilometers of a sand spit.

The lowest point of Ukraine (minus 5 meters above sea level) is located in this area. In the times of the Russian Empire, salt was mined here, and, during the Soviet era, this place was used as an all-Union health resort.

Salt desert near Odessa, Ukraine, photo 1

salt, it’s everywhere!

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Koropets, a small town located in Monastirsky district of Ternopil region, is known for the elegant palace of Count Stanislav Badeni built in the early 19th century.

Originally, the building was designed in classic style. In 1906, Count Stanislav Badeni rebuilt an old palace in the style of Viennese Renaissance.

Badeni palace, Koropets, Ukraine, photo 1

beautiful palace

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Aug/14

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The restaurant with a car on the roof

This outdoor terrace with the “Moskvich” car of “The House of Legends” restaurant located in the center of the old Lviv is one of the sights of the city. Photo by anderver

The restaurant with a car on the roof, Lviv, Ukraine

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Aug/14

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Svyatogorsk Holy Dormition Lavra

Svyatogorsk Holy Dormition Lavra is an Orthodox monastery standing on the right high bank of the Seversky Donets River in Svyatogorsk town of Donetsk region.

The monastery is an important center of Orthodoxy in eastern Ukraine and southern Russia. Photo by horoshiyblog

Svyatogorsk Holy Dormition Lavra, Ukraine

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This unique museum contains all sorts of retro artifacts – from vintage cars to phonographs and gramophones.

The entrance to the museum is well seen from the main street of Vinnitsa – Sobornaya Street, near the bridge across the Southern Bug River. The entrance fee is only 10 hryvnias (less than 1 USD). Photos by Miracle Maker

The Auto-Bike-Photo-TV-Radio museum in Vinnitsa, Ukraine, photo 1

go on a tour of the museum

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“The Tunnel of Love” is a natural monument of local importance located near the village of Klevan in Rivne region. It is a botanical phenomenon – the green tunnel in woodland created by thickets of trees and shrubs intertwined with each other.

The tunnel is a place of pilgrimage for tourists and couples in love. There are several legends about the tunnel. Some newlyweds plant flowers that symbolize their feelings here. Photos by anderver

The Tunnel of Love, Rivne region, Ukraine, photo 1

amazingly picturesque place

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Jul/14

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Flying over the roofs of Lviv

Lviv is a beautiful city with a rich history, architecture and inexpressible atmosphere.

You can see the city from above from the tower of the town hall. However, it is much more interesting to fly over the city roofs.

flight over Lviv during sunset

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Jul/14

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Walking the streets of beautiful Vinnitsa

Vinnitsa is a city and administrative center of Vinnitsa region located in the west-central Ukraine. It extends for 12 km on picturesque banks of the Yuzhny (Southern) Bug River.

The city is growing steadily becoming more beautiful and looking more like a European city. Let’s walk through the streets of Vinnitsa and see for ourselves how are the things going there. Photos by Miracle Maker

Vinnitsa is a green city. The central entrance to Gorky Park

Walking the streets of beautiful Vinnitsa, Ukraine, photo 1

let’s go for a walk

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Jul/14

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Gorgany Mountains in all its glory

Gorgany is a mountain range located in Outer Eastern Carpathians – the least accessible and least populated part of the Ukrainian Carpathians (Ivano-Frankivsk and Zakarpattia regions).

The name of the mountain range comes from the name of rock slides called “gorgan”. This area is a popular tourist destination. Photo by Yuriy Shevchenko

Gorgany Mountains, Carpathians, Ukraine

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Jul/14

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Misty rural landscapes of the Carpathians

Lazeshchyna is a picturesque village with a population of about four thousand people located in Rakhiv district of Zakarpattia region. In the valley, the river with the same name flows creating amazing mists between rural hills.

This is the perfect place to take pictures – haystacks, lonely houses on the hills, paths in the lush grass, mists and views of the highest peaks of the Carpathians – the mountains Hoverla and Petros. Photos by Alexander Kotenko

Misty landscapes, the Carpathians, Ukraine, photo 1

beautiful scenery

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