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Under house arrest in Chernivtsi, Ukraine

Delayed for one week, with my passport confiscated by police

During my 2012 trip to Ukraine, my original plan was to visit the cities of Kyiv, Odessa, and Lviv. Upon planning my route from Odessa to Lviv, I learned that it was a long and overnight trip, which led me to search for ways to do it in shorter increments.

My gander at a map showed that the most direct route was via Chişinău, capital of Moldova, and Chernivtsi, Ukraine. It didn’t seem to me that either place would be very touristy, so…

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Jay Davidson

Jay Davidson

Retired teacher (San Francisco, 1969–2003); Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Mauritania, 2003–2005); public speaker, artist, writer, world citizen, traveler

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