Explore Ukraine, from the crumbling neighborhoods in the west to an actual shakedown by local police

Battered road near Pyiterfolvo, Ukraine

Shakedown in Mukacheve, Ukraine

We had such high hopes for Ukraine.  Such high hopes.  And it's not that it disappointed us really - not at all.  Our first sojourn into the country just wasn't quite what we expected.  To be fair, we were only there for a single after...