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The Baroque Castle in Evening Snow | by Stuck in Customs
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The Baroque Castle in Evening Snow

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This evening while walking to dinner at an Uzbekistan restaurant, the sun started to go down behind the icy overcast skies, casting more of that eerie blue light across the city of Kiev. There were a few flecks of snow beginning to fall, but not enough to obscure Saint Andrews Church here as we passed.


This classically baroque church was originally in the mid 18th century and is still occasionally used by the creatively anachronistic Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox church for services. It's built on a very steep hill, near a steeper and scenic curved road, which was too icy for me to get down with the tripod. It's one of the few times I decided discretion was the better part of photographic valor.

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Taken on February 1, 2007