Pushcha-Voditsa

Video: The Pushcha-Voditsa forest tram

The Pushcha-Voditsa tram was described by one online nutcase as ‘the most incredible tram journey in the world’. I wouldn’t go that far, but it is quite cool. It leaves Kyiv and chugs off through some forests before arriving at a small, sleep yet beautiful spa town. Kyiv trams were built in Czechoslovakia in the bronze age,…

Tram 12 to Pushcha-Voditsa

Riding the Forest Tram

Like most Slavic people, Ukrainians have a deeply held belief that cold drafts can cause all kinds of serious illness, up-to and including death. Or worse. They also have ‘proven’ information to suggest that sitting on a cold hard seat can lead to infertility. Feeling brave I decided to risk both and to head off…