Sitting here in Starbucks, wrapping it up. Prague, that is. This is my third and final night here. I flew in on a total whim. Traveling out of Ukraine can apparently be very difficult. I thought driving down into Yaremche would be a breeze, but it was a total dead-end, and the only way out … More In Yaremche, Hutsul Varenyky You!
Well. I went there. Chernobyl and Pripyat! Unbelievable. I’ll have more to say tomorrow, after I actually go inside the plant and get to see some restricted areas. I absolutely cannot wait. Today was good, but it sort of felt like… a prelude to the big event. I wasn’t disappointed today, but it didn’t feel … More In Which I Point and Scowl at Things
And it rhymes with “hryvnia.” That’s the Ukrainian currency. And it’s worth $26 of our fabulous dollars, to be exact. Which means I can sit down at a fancy French restaurant, in Kyiv, and order a croque monsieur, with some damn good ice tea and bottled water (they don’t do tap here) and it’s only … More It’s pronounced “hryvnia.”
So I want to try and keep these updates going daily, on top of my video blogging. Which will also hopefully be daily, barring any unforeseen calamities. To bring you up to speed, that was the fastest weekend ever! I guess that happens when you take off Saturday morning, then spend the next 26 … More 45 Kilometers
It’s all done! The project is complete. I know I said that last time, but this time I’m talking about the video! The vlog is up and running! You can check it out in all its hour-and-a-half glory right here on the YouTubes. It took about 18 hours to edit and put together, all told, but … More California Sunrise
My first day in the Alaskan wilderness … More Musings from the Wilderness – Day One