Not one excursion in Uzhgorod omits mini-sculptures that harmoniously fit into the landscape of the city.
Uzhhorod is the smallest regional center in Ukraine. Maybe this was the incentive for the local sculptor Mikhail Kolodko to create and install a series of small sculptures in the city. The author considers them to be effective components of establishing cultural communication between Uzhgorod and Europe.
“Our region is rich in interweaving of cultures that have been built here for centuries. That is what we wanted to convey in sculpture. We did not do this with the help of large, expensive monuments. The miniature is much cheaper, and perhaps more interesting,” said Mikhail. Continue reading
There are surprisingly picturesque corners in the Kharkov region, in which there are former noble estates, once abandoned by their masters.
When you come here, you are covered by a gamut of feelings and emotions. On the one hand, admiration for unusual architecture, on the other hand, sadness that time does not spare anything … It is as if you see people who lived here, worked, relaxed, had fun, decorated their homes, loved this land. And you are immediately embraced by a feeling of regret: it is sad that the creations of their industriousness and talent are gradually dying away, as is the memory of these people. Continue reading
Ruslan Verin, a cycling traveler from Odessa, has finally returned to South Palmyra after a long journey.
Street of the homeless in Los Angeles, he was met by relatives, friends and residents of Odessa, who are proud of the accomplishments of a fellow countryman. On October 19 last year, Ruslan left the northernmost point of Alaska, the town of Pradho Bay (outside the Arctic Circle), and finally completed his incredible race, breaking 12468 km to Cancun in Mexico in 173 days.
How it was?
Snow-covered Arctic and Alaska met him with a temperature of -20. In such harsh conditions, he traveled by bicycle to 100 km per day. My feet were freezing, and my face was numb from the cold. Minus steel and expensive products. Continue reading