So…. I had heard it was bad. That’s an understatement. We got to the border at 4am. We stayed in 4 lines so far, got two car inspections and a passport control. It’s now 7am. After presenting our documents, I looked ahead and noticed another line of cars. I naively ask: why another line?
My friends look at me surprised: well, that’s the Polish side! We only passed the Ukrainian checkpoint.
Still in the car, still waiting.
Note: one very interesting incident, almost worth all that wait: we got to see not one but two scooters each carrying a man and a refrigerator. I swear we didn’t have anything to drink except water.
Note 1: we stayed waiting at the border for 7 hours.
Note 2: Przemysl is absolutely beautiful.
Note 3: We had a great day of filming yesterday with a Polish priest who works on preserving the Ukrainian and Jewish heritage, and a woman who was in the Polish resistance as a partisan and was saved by a Ukrainian man.
Note 4: Something had to go wrong after a successful day of filming. It is raining today.