Wednesday 1 August 2018
Having arrived at Dnipro
in the early hours, we awoke to see this from our balcony.
The 'Atalanta' moored near us.
The lift bridge ahead of us.
Looking aft from where we had come.
Close up of the centre lift span - it would be open for us at
The rather dilapidated terminal where we are docked.......
.... with our four coaches that had driven up from Zaporozhye.
Algae filled berth - best not to fall in!
Scenes from the coach......
.... the obligatory T-34 tank war memorial.
Memorial park to the conflict with Russia.....
of War in Donbas'
Wreckage of a BTR personnel carrier.
Great Patriotic War memorial - another T-34 tank.
Cold war S-125
'Kipchak' statues outside the Historical
Exhibits inside the museum.
Central Park of Culture entrance.
Lion statue inside the park.
Bust of Vasily Petrovich Karuna.
Soviet war memorial on the banks of the Dneiper.
The unfinished 'Parus' hotel - symbol of bad Soviet economic
Something out of Star Wars?
Sun setting on the lift bridge.
The centre lift span is due to open at 01:00am to let us through.