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Jo’s Monday Walk – Mosaic in Odessa

Inspired by Jo's Monday Walk around Santa Luzia There is a mysterious mosaic in Odessa, known to few, noticed by no-one. Not in a church, but out in the open, up above the heads of passerbys, beneath the rooftops. It is right there, just a few steps into the city from the famous Potemkin Stars.… Continue reading Jo’s Monday Walk – Mosaic in Odessa

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Odessa 220

Odessa is the third largest city in Ukraine, a seaport and a hot tourist destination on the Black Sea. Today, September 2nd is Odessa's birthday. She is 220 years old :)The city of Odessa was founded in 1794 by a decree of the Empress Catherine the Great, for which the Odessites are endlessly grateful, having… Continue reading Odessa 220

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Annual Festival of Humor in Odessa

Odessa, the city I was born in, is a remarkable place, standing out historically, architecturally and geographically, famous for its multi-culturalism and humor.  And this is NOT an April Fool's joke. The festival of Humor, the so-called Humorina (derived from the "humor", naturally), is a traditional and perhaps the most famous festival Odessa is known… Continue reading Annual Festival of Humor in Odessa