Posts Tagged 'Vorokhta'

A typical Carpathian sprawl along the Prut River, the village nearest to Mt Hoverla is quite difficult to get a handle on. Apart from the town’s very own Avanhard ski resort, the pristine natural surroundings provide the main attraction here.

Vorokhta

Vorokhta

According to the legend, the name of the village appeared in 17th century, when a deserter from the czarist army a soldier Vorokhta settled in the village. He was a talented weaver; the fame of him spread rapidly throughout the area.