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Cold weather warm hearts

Por on 6 de dezembro de 2018

Ukraine. I just arrived but I got already a beautiful feeling for your people. Yesterday was being another freezing day. I arrived in a small village called Manevychi to buy some bread before start chasing a place to sleep. In the mini market I asked to a group of students where I could camp in a safe and hidden area near there. Bohdana, a 17yo girl who speaks English as a native was leading – followed by the others – to show me some camping opportunities. During the way Dasha made a call then asked me: “don’t you want to sleep in my grandparents house?”

 

I smiled and I didn’t think twice and agreed.

 

Seriously! What the chance that you meet a stranger and a few minutes later you invite him to your grandmother’s house?

 

I was treated as a grandson! Eyes communication – bright eyes communication, gestures, smiles and sometimes google translator.

They feed my soul. There is no winter that can fight against a warm grandmother’s heart. The grandfather made me feel drunk after 5 shots of vodka and at 7pm I was sleeping like a baby. Next morning they prepared a breakfast and they made some sandwiches for the road, just like my grandmother would do. A tide hug later I was cycling again and feeling super!



I couldn’t be better welcomed, Ukraine! Thanks Guys! It was unforgettable!

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Jornalista, Israel Coifman é paulista de Santos e tem 35 anos. A paixão pelo esporte levou-o à profissão e o trabalho lhe apresentou o mundo. Passou por empresas como MTV, ESPN e Mowa Sports e por seis anos rodou o planeta cobrindo a seleção brasileira de futebol. Começou como freelancer e foi editor, repórter, produtor, videomaker, diretor de fotografia e deixou a função de head de video da agência Mowa Sports para ir atrás de um sonho genuinamente seu: viajar o mundo de bicicleta.

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