Michael Totten

Post-Communist Postcards

Looming Palace of the People.JPG
Nicolae Ceausescu’s “Palace of the People,” now the Romanian parliament building, Bucharest
Bucharest in the Rain.JPG
Bucharest, Romania, in the rain
Bucharest Skyline and Power Plants.JPG
Bucharest, Romania
Bucharest Old City.JPG
Old City, Bucharest, Romania
Bucharest Old City Bank.JPG
Old City, Bucharest, Romania
Atmospheric Transylvania 2.JPG
Transylvania, Romania
Clock Tower Sigishoara.JPG
Medieval clock tower, Sighisoara, Romania — birthplace of Vlad the Impaler
Brashov Square.JPG
Brashov, Romania
Globe and Square Kiev at Night.JPG
Kiev, Ukraine
Well lit Kiev at Night.JPG
Kiev, Ukraine
Kiev from Hotel Window.jpg
Kiev, Ukraine
Inside Orthodox Church Kiev.jpg
Orthodox Church, Kiev, Ukraine
Lada on Ukraine Highway.JPG
A Soviet-built Lada, Ukraine
Gently Sloping Crimean Countryside.JPG
Crimea, Ukraine
Yalta and Black Sea at Night.JPG
Yalta on the Black Sea, Crimea, Ukraine
Lenin in Yalta.JPG
A statue of Lenin angrily stares at a McDonald’s across the square in Yalta, Crimea, Ukraine

Tank and Goats.JPG
A babushka, her two goats, and a Soviet tank, Ukraine

Communist blocks Ukraine.JPG
Communist housing blocks, Odessa, Ukraine