March 2013 – a false spring, restaurants, music

March brought an early spring with warm weather and blue skies — quite a relief from L’viv’s almost perpetually grey winter.

The “ratusha” in the city center:
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The sun reflecting from a window below L’viv’s famous sitting Jesus:
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The Cathedral near the train station:
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Chicken Pate — Another gorgeous lunch at Centaur Restaurant:
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Snow melting in Ivan Franko Park:
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Typical L’viv: On one of my many attempts to visit a gallery while it was open, I found this note tucked into the latch. “I’m in Svit Kavy [World of Coffee],” followed by a name and phone number.
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The entrance to my building :(.
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This folk rock band is hugely popular in the West. They use Hutsul dialect in their lyrics. “Ty taka doroha my.”
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Very funny. For my American reader:
“вай!” means Wow! but sound like the first syllable of wifi.
“файна” means fine but its first syllable sounds like the “fi” part of wifi.
“зона” means zone or place.
вай файна зона = Wow! a fine place. = Wifi Zone
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And then, a blizzard:
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Lviv’s public transportation system ground to a halt.
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1 Comment

  1. Ed K

    How long did it take to get Roman to post everyday pictures?
    1 year
    2 years
    3 years

    HooRa!

    Roman qualifies for bonus points!

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