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I met Mrs Beaumont, Mark's mother, this morning. She had spoken by phone with Mark last night and it was wonderful to get some first hand news. Apparently the road surface in the Ukraine is generally appalling, potholes are rife and so there is the constant danger of falling. Mark's main concern, however was his inability to read the Cyrillic alphabet which is used in many Slavic languages, Ukranian included. Map reading and place names present a whole new challenge and if you are thirsty....
....how would you know what the drinks machine (photo from the Flickr search on Lviv) said?
Kiwi or Orange anyone?