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January 6th, 2009 – by: Freyja
We arrived by train very early in the morning. It was too early to go to the hotel so we decided to have a snack somewhere first. Quick run to a snack bar that would be open so early turned into a very long walk in the course of which we froze like hell. Despite my frozen condition I couldn't but admire the buildings in the city center: very old (there are some that were built as early as XIII century!), truly niglected, impressively beautiful.
After breakfast we managed it to the hotel, got warmed in the hot shower, had rest and went for a walk.
Except the buildings, the hotel and the low prices in cafes, I enjoyed the Ukranian the speak there. The Ukranian they speak in Kyiv, despite my true respect, sounds a bit like broken Russian. It's a bit funny, although I respect it and try to learn. But in Lviv it sounds different, although it's still understandable, the phonetics is a bit different, and when you hear it you realize that it is actually a foreign language, like Polish and the like.
I guess I'm not going to write too much, because too many letters about the condition of the author's inner world look somewhat boring to me, I don't wanna be like that :)
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