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Kiev few days ago
« on: June 15, 2008, 03:51:14 AM »
First I'd like to say a huge thanks for my  friend who gave me this opportunity to visit this lovely city.I was there many years ago. What I saw now it is a huge change.
So some photos...

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Re: Kiev few days ago
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2008, 03:56:36 AM »
Yes Kiev is a lovely city and Kreschatyk one of those famous well known capital city streets that everyone seems to know and love.

Nice pictures Mirror, brings back many happy memories.

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Re: Kiev few days ago
« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2008, 03:59:15 AM »
...and more


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Re: Kiev few days ago
« Reply #3 on: June 15, 2008, 04:08:03 AM »
More nice photos, very recognisable where you were, did you get to visit the Lavra Mirror?

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Re: Kiev few days ago
« Reply #4 on: June 15, 2008, 04:09:17 AM »
Chris,
I was there before so we just were looking around our living place.

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Re: Kiev few days ago
« Reply #5 on: June 15, 2008, 04:23:46 AM »
...more photos if nobody mind.

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Re: Kiev few days ago
« Reply #6 on: June 15, 2008, 04:28:13 AM »
Mirror, the 'building with animals' is called the House with Chimeras;) designed by Kiev architect Vladislav Gorodezhkii, he built it for his family.  I put some pictures of it in the Photos section too.

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Re: Kiev few days ago
« Reply #7 on: June 15, 2008, 04:32:04 AM »
It is his statue.

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Re: Kiev few days ago
« Reply #8 on: June 15, 2008, 04:41:39 AM »
Great, I have never seen that as far as I can remember anyway?

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Re: Kiev few days ago
« Reply #9 on: June 15, 2008, 04:54:05 AM »
14th June-Kiev-Paul Maccartny concert.

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Re: Kiev few days ago
« Reply #10 on: June 15, 2008, 05:33:23 AM »
Kiev has few Irish pubs.

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Re: Kiev few days ago
« Reply #11 on: June 15, 2008, 10:42:12 PM »
Mirror, very nice!

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Re: Kiev few days ago
« Reply #12 on: June 16, 2008, 04:29:29 AM »
great photo's
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Re: Kiev few days ago
« Reply #13 on: June 16, 2008, 05:48:37 AM »
MMMMMMmmmmmmmm ...... I could picture myself and a special lady spending an evening with a bottle of wine sitting at the 'rose-cafe'.

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Re: Kiev few days ago
« Reply #14 on: June 16, 2008, 06:18:04 AM »
Jared2151,

I think in similar lovely cafe (like this one) any lady would be very special. ;D

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Re: Kiev few days ago
« Reply #15 on: June 16, 2008, 08:47:58 PM »
Nice pictures Mirror :)

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Re: Kiev few days ago
« Reply #16 on: June 16, 2008, 10:20:24 PM »
I am glad if you liked photos. ;)