Some comments from participants on their evaluations of the trip and whether it met their expectations:
Dan Hanrahan said, “It exceeded them. It was a lifetime experience.”
Ben Pullen said, “It’s hard to tell what the most useful aspects of the tour were since everything was made to fit together to tell the story. I would say I think it was an advantage to visit Jeff first since he had experience with Iowa agriculture and had a frame of reference as to what
perspective we would be coming from. I also think it was very interesting to compare and contrast operations of Kees with some of the ones we saw over the next couple of days.
Although not agriculture related, I think the missile silo museum was a powerful experience that I would not trade.”
Doug Gronau said, “Yes it did. We received a great deal of information and we will all come up with our own interpretation of what we saw and heard. I think it will be hard for us to tell the enormity of the potential of agriculture in the Black Sea area.”
Erwin Johnson said, “Yes! The combination of farm visits, port facilities, wineries and city tours (plus missile site) was informative, educational and stimulating. During bus transits we used out time to discuss what we saw, slept, and bonded together as a group. Also, we learned much about the culture of the country.”
We whole heartedly recommend RealTours for anyone who is traveling to Ukraine and wants to have a great experience!