The Sun setting over Kamianets-Podilskyi Castle

‘Kamin’ – the Slavic word for stone. The impressive stone fortress of Kamianets-Podilskyi Castle finds its name derived from this word and you can see why. Built on a limestone formation on the Smotrych river, its walls, the old, and the new parts of the castle, as well as the original 12 towers, must have…

The ruins of Terebovlia Castle

One of the things I love about living in Western Ukraine is the history and amazing sights all around the area. There is something awe-inspiring about walking through the remains of castles, imagining the grandeur and power that at one time emanated from such powerful structures. I find myself peering out through arrowslits in the…

Restenas Staff Photos

Last year, 2011, we spent 3 months from September to December in Sweden working with Youth With A Mission. During this time, I had the opportunity to redo / update  the staff photos for the 80 odd people currently working there. This was a great opportunity, and after many chats with Rob in the Media…