Last summer I made the longest nonstop voyage in my life. Its duration was 55 days (July 7 to August 30). Length: around 5250 km. Transportation: mainly by bike (5128 km), about 80 km by train and roughly 50 km on foot. Track (towns and cities only): Kharkiv Chuhuiv Kupiansk Svatovo Millerovo Morozovsk Tsemlyansk Volgodonsk Elista Blagodarniy Mineralnie Vodi Pyatigorsk Essentuki Kislovodsk Karachaevsk Apsheronsk Khadizhensk Goryachiy Klyuch Gelendzhik Novorossiysk Anapa Krimsk Slavyansk-na-Kubani Krasnodar Ust-Labinsk Kropotkin Novoaleksandrovsk Stavropol Svetlograd Blagodarniy Budenovsk Lagan Astrakhan Narimanov Volgograd Dubovka Kamishin Kotovo Mikhaylovka Boguchar Possosh Valuyki Kharkiv. Countries: UKRAINE, RUSSIA. Provinces of Ukraine: Kharkivska & Luhanska. Provinces of Russia: Rostov, Kalmikiya, Stavropol, Kabardino-Balkariya, Karachaevo-Cherkesiya, Krasnodar, Astrakhan, Volgograd, Voronezh & Belgorod.
This picture was taken at Kupiansk-Vuzloviy railway station, the second largest station in Kharkiv Oblast, Kharkiv-Pasazhirskiy being the first one.
GPS coordinates: 49.652724 Lat, 37.644747 Long, 81 m
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batalay (32868) 2012-09-09 13:41
I'm impressed by the inventory of the sites you visited, especially so much of it by foot and bike. This is an imposing train station, three stories high. I see a few air conditioner units, no doubt of the offices of the high ranking officials.
npecanhuk (53919) 2012-09-09 14:59
Wow! What a wonderful trip that must have been! I wish I could do something similar some day in my life!
I love this picture: it's sharp, clear, with very beautiful colors, it's got a well chosen pov and simple but effective composition!
TFS - congrats,
Let us see more of your journey!!!
emka (58224) 2012-09-09 15:46
I haven't seen you so long. What a trip you made! almost 5000 km by bike it is something. I am very curious about the photos. Excellent the first one, superb colours, sharpness, composition. beautiful this railway station.
serp2000 (29242) 2012-09-09 20:35
с возвращением! Впечатляет список городов.
Отличная открытка с Харьковщины, приятные краски и отличная резкость.
pajaran (36282) 2012-09-09 21:31
Srecan vam povratak na TE.
Imali ste lepo putovanje.
Lepa zgrada zeleznicke stanice.
Dobra ostrina i kontrast, lepe boje.
Dobar tekst i kompozicija, lepa arhitektura.
Imajte lep dan, sve najbolje u novoj nedelji koja je pocela.
Happy you return to the TE.
You had a nice trip.
Beautiful railway station building.
Good sharpness and contrast, beautiful color.
Good content and composition, beautiful architecture.
Have a nice day, all the best in the new week that started.
siamesa (27449) 2012-09-10 1:20
Bom dia Sergiy
I was missing your photos. You are a hero in these trips. Lovely photo of this building and its beautiful architecture. I particularly like these benches and the flowerbeds.
krzychu30 (8935) 2012-09-10 3:32
nice to see you back!
wow,that΄s impressive:5000km in 55days(and all this mostly by bike).Seems like you had a great time during this trip.
The image is perfectly framed.It has superb clarity and nice,well-saturated colors.The building seems to be really long,so the perspective you used here provide us with really excellent,almost comprehensive view of it.Also architecturally the station is beautiful.Good work!
Have a nice day
Sonata11 (28391) 2012-09-10 7:01
wonderful composition and framework as well with fabulous, flawless execution. Mafnificent colors, sharpness, clarity, wonderful POV and DOF too. Overall, I really like it so much. Thanks for sharing.
All the best,
danos (74064) 2012-09-10 7:19
welcome after your long journey of 5000 km around all these towns and countries,with your experience to be in the max.
I'm jealous about all these towns you visited and i'd like to was with you all the way.
Excellent the Kupiansk-Uzlovoy railway station,with the clarity and the sharpness of the image to be superb.The clarity and the sharpness are great.
lakshmip1949 (19110) 2012-09-10 13:26
Nice to see you back after a long hiatus. 55 days must have been very exhaustive journey. Like to see the beautiful pictures you captured on this sojourn. This is a charming railway station with lovely green roof . Nice architecture, sharpness, colors and lighting. Those yellow and red flowers look very charming.Hope to see more pictures from your journey.
maloutim (8626) 2012-09-12 7:48
Welcome back ! Whaou ! What a trip, and all ecological, by bike and by train ! Congratulations ! You are really visiting your country with a fine comb.
This is a very luxurious railway station which you present us in a fine POV with great management of colours and sharpness.
I hope you had that kind of weather for most of your trip.
Thanks for sharing.
zoomer (3584) 2012-09-17 11:53
Hello,beautiful railroad station in perfect light and color.I really admire your stamina,this trip was awesome.All the best,Wolf.
kordinator (13411) 2012-09-20 0:28
What can we expect after your trip, always better and better pictures.
A beautiful work of architecture with beautiful colors and details.
The light is perfect and I like it.
Interesting diagonal shot.
- Copyright: Sergiy Lushpenko (s_lush) (15592)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-07-07
- Categories: Transportation, Architecture
- Camera: SONY DSC-W200
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/800 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Map: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Kharkiv - Caucasus - Kharkiv
- Theme(s): Train Stations, 50°N (50th parallel north in Eastern Ukraine) [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2012-09-09 13:29