Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Ukrainian Riviera

Most people at least know of the Black Sea but never the less few would picture Ukraine as having subtropical beaches but it does:
Public beach in Kastropol, Ukraine,
by: Александр Мадяр, 2008

By the way I recently learned the country is no longer "The Ukraine" but just "Ukraine". It is interesting to note that southern Ukraine is roughly the same latitude as Maine and Nova Scotia in North America. Most of the inland and northern parts of this country still get pretty cold.
Alupka, the Crimea, Ukraine, Wikimedia Commons, 2007

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