Georgia & Azerbaijan 2019 – Baku
Continuing my October 2019 trip to the Caucuses……. Baku Before my visit there were just a few facts that I knew about to Azerbaijan capital – its situation on the Caspian Sea and the iconic Flame Towers, a symbol of the nation’s status as a country rich in fossil fuels and the birthplace of Zoroastrianism. […]
Norwegian Tour 2018 – Part Two, Trondheim to Fauske
In September 1987 & 92 I had taken the train from Oslo to Norway’s former capital and then a further train overnight to the Arctic Circle. With time a bit tighter this time, we flew to Trondheim with Norwegian and unaware that there was now a train from the airport to the centre we took […]
Flagging In Eastern Europe
These are some of my favourite flags that I have taken during my European travels. Do you recognise them? A clue – they are all from countries that will be featured in my forthcoming book.