With the group stage now over there are a couple of rest days before the 8 last 16 ties.
As there are no games, I thought I’d feature some of the European nations that did not qualify for the finals.
Moldova is said to be the poorest nation in Europe.
This is personified in agricultural practices that in most countries belong to a bygone era.
Horse drawn ploughs, ancient tractors and hand milking are the order of the day.
The trains are also ancient – giant diesel locomotives and dilapidated rolling stock.
Greece is a beautiful country with blue sea & skies the norm. No wonder blue features on the Greek flag.
Norway is simply stunning, especially when covered in snow.
In January 2018 Mrs Wilbur and I did a tour of Norway taking in Oslo, Trondheim, Fauske, Narvik & Tromsø. No Northern Lights though!