31 July 2009

With Duchnovyč

I'm so far behind on posts I want to make, and yet the longer I take to post and the more I think about it, the more themes are showing themselves.  Here is one:

At statues commemorating Duchnovyč in Topoľa and Mukačevo.
We visited Topoľa on the way back from Kremenec, and I was still not completely dried off.  In Mukačevo, my photodirector's instructions were to "look like a humble Greek Catholic" -- not sure how well I was able to pull that off...
Most interesting thing about the Mukačevo statue?  This dedication plaque on the back of the pedestal from former bigshot Ukrainian-Rusyn politician Viktor Baloha:
(Click to enlarge, you know you want to.)

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