Here is the main page covering our visit to the western part of Ukraine, plus a slide show of pictures at the end.

For journal postings from Ukraine, CLICK HERE.

Our itinerary centered around a tour of the homeland of our forefathers in what was part of Russia at the time. The villages lie amid fertile grain-growing plains about 400 kilometers east of the Polish border:

  • Brody, formerly the border between Poland and Russia
  • Shepetivka
  • Nova Labun (Lubin)
  • Bilohorodka

We ended the trip with four days in the delightful town of Lviv (Lvov) and a quick visit to Odessa.

You can also browse the map below for more. Click a pushpin to find posted articles from the marked locations.

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SLIDE SHOW HINT: If you’ve already seen the earlier pictures in the slide show, keep clicking the Prev link below to get to the end of the group and view our most recent ones.