In October 1980 we spent a glorious week in Kiev on a laser conference....

 The Dnjeper and the church of the Lavra. The pechervskaya church in the foreground, the Cathedral of the Lavra on top of the hill.


The Cathedral in October 


 Church over the Caves


 Entrance gate and bell tower of the Lavra


Bell tower and the cathedral. 






 The church above the Caves


 Contemporary view of the Lavra


The church above the entry to the Lavra in the chestnut trees