You’ll Never Believe Where These Breathtaking Photos Were Taken

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Jeroen Akkermans via

The world has been stunned by the events unfolding in Ukraine over the last week and images of a blackened and charred downtown Kiev have flooded the internet. But that’s not what Ukraine looks like. Ukraine is beautiful, both timeless and modern, and I have the pictures to prove it. TC mark


First Off, Kiev Usually Looks Like This

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Sophia Square via World Wide Gifts
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Ukraine via odessamax
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Metro Kiev via Dieter Zirnig

And They Understand Beer and Food

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Centaur drinking beer – amanderson2 via
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Bar Food at its finest – Dieter Zirnig via
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Hot Dogs that shame Chicago – Dieter Zirnig via

It Has Castles and Churches Straight Out Of A Fairy Tale

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Crimea, Ukraine via ilya
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Saint Sophia Cathedral in Kiev via World Wide Gifts
Khotyn Church, Ukraine
Khotyn Church, Ukraine via Andriy Baranskyy

Its Countryside is Stunning From the Highlands

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Chornohory Mountains via Peter Fenda
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Crimea, Ukraine via ilya
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Carpathian Mountains, Ukraine via fotosutra

To The Lowlands

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Chervonograd, Ukraine via Kyrylo Kalugin
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Ukraine, Dnipropetrovsk via Vlad

And All The Way To The Sea

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Crimea, Ukraine via ilya
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Crimea, Ukraine via ilya

Show Everyone What It Is They’re Not Seeing

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Gorgany Mountains via Peter Fenda
image – Andrew J. Swan

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