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PS21 - Lviv I (part 2)

October 14th, 2005: Lviv, day five
October 16th: leaving Lviv (written on the train)

New York Street Pizza, where we most often ate.

Views from my hotel room:

After mid-project, we were free for the following week, so most of us went vacationing our separate ways. After lunch, we went with Lee and Amy towards the train station; they started off on their own, and Shelley and I stayed back in Lviv for two more nights.

Preparations for a concert in front of the theater.

We said our farewells and went our separate ways...

Shots from our hotel room:

Hot water from 7am to 11am and 7pm to 11pm.

The TV got quite a few channels... =)

Now we're heading out to the train station, just to make sure we'll know where it is when the time comes:

Get your God Stuff here!

The train station, which dates back to 1903.

Lviv Rail Terminal, Lviv, Ukraine

That evening we went out with Shelley's cousins and their spouses for some dinner and absinthe:

Shelley and her cousin Irena's boyfriend Max.

Shelley and her cousin Irena.

The Church of the Assumption, at night.

The Lviv National Museum

Look out, Canada. Cigarette ads will probably be coming back...

The Hotel George, which would have been an expensive upgrade for us. =)

We left Lviv on the morning of October 16th, but not until 11:30, so we had a few hours to wander around for what we thought would be the last time:

On our way to the cemetery, we walked by this medical college. (Isn't that always the case?)

A pharmacy

A nice-looking inn. Probably too rich for our blood. =)

Lviv Medical University

A billboard very close to the Lviv Medical University and the cemetery.

Clearly, this place is huge.



Ivan Franko, Ukrainian poet and activist.

Now we're on the platform, waiting for our train to Ivano-Frankivsk, where we'll visit with Shelley's friend Oles.

That's the train for us! (And this is what I wrote on the train.)

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