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The wind swells slightly, the grass around waves to its rhythm and besides the singing of birds there is nobody there. Only you and the wild nature. Beautiful, a little mysterious, waiting to be discovered. The massive hills of the peninsula invite to the crossing of their ridges and after a long day and to sleep in the open air. This unspoilt nature awaits you in Transcarpathian Ukraine.
What do you think about when somebody mentions the Zakarpattie Region? I think mostly people would say: Kolocava. This little village is known to us from the book Nikola Suhaj Loupeznik. It is situated in the Sinavir National Park. By the way, you can also speak Czech there. Common Czechoslovak history has lured here more and more Czechs.
There is one of the most picturesque places in the Zakarpattia region. It is called Sinavirsko Lake. Its tags points out to its status - the Pearl of the Transcarpathian Sea or the Sea Eye. Already these names suggest that this is an extraordinary place to which a sad legend is attached. The whole area falls under the Sinavir National Park.
In the era of the First Czechoslovak Republic, the borders of our territory did not end in eastern Slovakia. Czechoslovakia also possessed the region of the Zakarpattia Ukraine, a territory rather known as the Carpathian Ruthenia, but the current official name is the Zakarpattia region. Whatever we call this corner of Ukraine, one is sure - lovers of nature will be enchanted by it.
Those who love architecture of the first Czechoslovak republic must see Uzhorod, Ukraine. There are structures by many famous Czechoslovak architects and many in their original state. Something what might be called a national art was one of the things holding and buttressing the idea of unified Czechoslovakia.
Today we look at the temples, which you can find in Kyiv- petcher Lavrae so many.
Kyiv- petcher´s Lavrae it is to one of the most interesting architectural complexes, which can be found in Ukraine.
Ukraine, as one of the union republics of the USSR, was a direct witness to the atrocities that communist regime committed on its inhabitants. Ukraine left to build an impressive monument that reminds one of the greatest crimes in history.
Tchernobyl - it is not typical tourist target.This locality experienced the biggest visitors' boom during past couple of months, since the average happened, indeed. Only the time could be responsible for such phenomenon, as on the date of 26th April 2011, 25 years passed from this catastroph when huge number of persons were forced to die there.
Let´s take a way to the town where West and East culture mix!
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