War tourists take photos outside a bombed out building in Mykolaiv, a city about 130km from Odesa, in Ukraine. Photo: Ian Neubauer
War tourists take photos outside a bombed out building in Mykolaiv, a city about 130km from Odesa, in Ukraine. Photo: Ian Neubauer
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What travel in Ukraine is like amid the war – my unusual trip to Odesa

  • Starting from the Romanian capital, Bucharest, a travel writer journeys to Odesa, one of the last major Black Sea ports under Ukrainian control
  • Angry dogs, an unexpected lunch and regular checks to make sure he wasn’t Russian followed, but perhaps the biggest surprise was Odesa itself

War tourists take photos outside a bombed out building in Mykolaiv, a city about 130km from Odesa, in Ukraine. Photo: Ian Neubauer
War tourists take photos outside a bombed out building in Mykolaiv, a city about 130km from Odesa, in Ukraine. Photo: Ian Neubauer
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