Second day in Kiev and our first and only full day in this bizarre city made up of the insanely rich driving around in 8litre mercedes jeeps pumping out as much CO2 as China. Then the more modest folk driving 50year old Ladas that break down in the middle of the street. Typically Kiev decided to rain,which made everything look horrid and grey and as our previous plan of a trip to Chernobyl had been cancelled we had nothing to do. We faced some rather intense sel...
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So, our first day on our travels. It started with a reasonably early start of 6:45 as we had to drive to Gatwick from Cambridge through rush hour M25 traffic over the Dartford crossing. Leaving at 7:30 we arrived in good time at about 9:30 considering our flight was at 12:20. Check in was late to open which I attributed to typical post-soviet union inefficiency and consequently the flight was late to leave. Flying with Ukraine International Airlines was an expe...