Month: May 2017

Travels 2017 – Part IV (Ukraine in April: Odessa to Kiev)

Heading South again we arrived in Odessa. The last leg took us from Odessa back to Kiev. During this tour by car we had thus visited all the systems in Central Ukraine (Western Ukraine we had done in 2016 and Donbas in the East was to follow soon). Most of the roads we used were Read More

Travels 2017 – Part III (Ukraine in April: Krywyj Rih to Tscherkassy)

A lot of trolleybus systems on this part of the road tour heading West after Dnipro. This meant that we would miss Mariupol (thus to be done together with Donbas in 2018). days 12-13 – Криви́й Ріг (Krywyj Rih) day 14 – Кропивницький (Kropywnyzkyj – until recently Kirovohrad) day 15 – Кременчук (Kremenchuk/Krementschuk) day 16 Read More

Travels 2017 – Part II (Ukraine in April: Dnipro to Kamianske)

On we drove South towards Dnipro. We avoided Donbas this time as this was to be explored in 2018. days 7 + 10 + 11 – Дніпро (Dnipro – until recently Dnipropetrovsk) day 8 – Запорі́жжя (Zaporizhzhia) day 9 – Кам’янське (Kamianske – until recently Dniprodzerzhynsk) Read More

Travels 2017 – Part I (Ukraine in April: Kiev to Poltava)

Having done the Western parts of Ukraine in 2016 we were heading East this time. By car from Kiev to Charkiw and then South ending up in Odessa. As usual we visited all the systems en-route, both trams and trolleybuses. We knew we were coming back in June with big group so we used this Read More

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