Finding my fountainhead–genealogy in Ukraine

Finally.

I made it to the hometown of my forefathers. My biological mother’s family. It’s here in Ukraine. It’s been a long, labyrinthine road to travel from Salem, Oregon to Vancouver, British Columbia to Villa Pigna, Italy to Alba Adriatica, Italy to Krakow, Poland to Warsaw, Poland and now to these dots on the world map.

Today we finally arrived in the tiny communities of Olesko, Kuty and Rozwaz here in Ukraine. This entire area for tens of thousands of square miles is also known as Galicia. Continue reading