Events, facts, document and evidence: The village of Kamenyuki is the administrative and tourist center of Belovezhskaya Pushcha. The asphalted road P-83 Brest-Kamenets-Belovezhskaya Pushcha links the village with the oblast capital of Brest, providing a good transport route. You can easily get to the national park by car, or using a publicly or privately operated minibus service. The frequency of service in 2009 was eight times a day.
The village had a bus terminal, a small brick building with a cashier selling tickets to customers.
Below: the bus terminal (the white brick building on the right) and the adjacent area.
|(1 - February 7, 2005; 2 - July 14, 2004)|
The plan of preparations for the 600th anniversary of nature protection in Belovezhskaya Pushcha included an overhaul of the roads in Kamenyuki, and renovation of the bus terminal and bus stop.
Below: disassembly of the bus terminal building began in the early August of 2009. It was completely removed by mid-August.
|(A roofless bus terminal, August 6, 2009)|
|(The building, removed, August 10, 2009)|
Landscaping and parking lot construction work began after the building was torn down.
|(The parking lot under construction, 1 - August 24, 2009; 2 and 3 - September 6, 2009; 4 - August 29, 2009)|
|(September 6, 2009)|
The construction was followed by clean-up work.
|(September 15, 2009)|
Thus, Kamenyuki does not have a bus terminal any more. It has been replaced by a parking lot. Bus tickets can now be purchased directly from the driver.
Below: The parking lot at the time of the clean-up.
|(August 29, 2009)|
Below: The parking lot and the adjacent area are complete.
|(The parking lot, September 16, 2009)|
|(A bus departing for Brest, September 16, 2009)|
As the bus terminal in the center of the village was being pulled down, workers were building an additional bus stop at the entrance to the village.
The pictures show the first structures brought into the village for installation of the bus stop canopy.
|(August 11, 2009)|
These pictures show the canopy over the bus stop completed and the workers cleaning up the area.
|(August 12, 2009)|
These pictures show the pleasant current appearance of the bus stop.
|(1 and 2 - August 22, 2009; 3 - September 6, 2009)|