In the evening after arrival we went to the center to have dinner and get a first impression of the town.
Kiev by night:
Lunch near our hostel:
After that we bought train-tickets for Stefan and Alexanders way back home. Then we started our sightseeing walk:
Khreshchatyk (the main street of Kiev) by night:
The street is closed for car traffic on the weekend.
Breakfast in our hostel:
Today we visited Kiev Pecherska Lavra (Kiev cave monastery):
After that we returned to the center.
Political event at the Maydan Nezalezhnosti square:
We had a date with Ira, she is an Ukrainian student in my hometown Graz and we decided to meet in Kiev during her summer hoolidays:
After that we went to the station, where we seperated: Stefan and Alexander took the train to Lvov, from where the travelled home some days later.
Oliver and I took the train to Moscow.
Kiev Passazhirskij 20:30 - Moskva Kievskaja 10:58 (next day)
Arrival at Kievskaja station in Moscow: