Category Monday Morning Blues

The Ark, Khiva, Uzbekistan

Monday Morning Blues

Two years ago I was in Khiva in Uzbekistan, a truly wonderful walled city on the Silk Route. The minarets and historic buildings are fantastic and the small city has a relaxed vibe. I would love to go again! My photo to beat the Monday Morning Blues comes from inside Khiva’s Kunya-Ark Citadel, and features […]

Monday Morning Blues – American Classic Car, Trinidad, Cuba

I took this blue photo in Trinidad de Cuba in January 2017. Cuba is a truly wonderful country to visit – I would love to go again!

Bibi-Khanym Mosque Interior, Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Monday Morning Blues – Bibi-Khanym Mosque Interior, Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Remarkably it is nearly two-years since my epic trip to Turkmenistan & Uzbekistan. My photo today comes from what many consider to be Samarkand’s fourth biggest draw, the awesome Bibi-Khanym Mosque. The tilework and artwork are exquisite and in most cities would be the premier attraction. Samarkand really does spoil you! Join me and a […]

View of Lake Bled, Slovenia

Monday Morning Blues – Lake Bled, Slovenia

I took this photo in June 2019. Travel seems such a far away place at the moment and this memory already seems quite distant…..

Monday Morning Blues – Kotor, Montenegro

I visited Kotor in 2007, arriving by bus from the capital Podgorica. Situated on the biggest fjord in the Balkans, the small city has a wonderful walled old town and has become quite a tourist hotspot.

Monday Morning Blues – Sidmouth, UK

I was in East Devon this weekend for my Dad’s birthday and ventured to Exmouth & Sidmouth yesterday. A grey day happily brightened up in the early evening.

Tashkent Train Station, Uzbekistan

Monday Morning Blues – Tashkent Railway Station, Uzbekistan

I have chosen a train theme for today’s Monday Morning Blues on account of our social on Zoom tonight at 8pm BST. That’s because our main presentation tells the tale of a remarkable train journey aboard the iron ore train of Mauritania. Lindy Pyrah will be recounting her nighttime journey through the Western Sahara on […]

Monday Morning Blues – The Statue of Liberty, New York

This week’s picture comes from a January 18 visit to the Big Apple. An unusual angle but I love the contrast between the green and the blue.

Monday Morning Blues – On Line Presentation & Quiz #2

After the entertaining presentation & quiz we held in July, I am very happy to announce our second event on Monday 10th August at 8pm UK time. We are in for a real treat again this time as Lindy Pyrah will be reliving her amazing trip to Mauritania in Saharan West Africa. The adventure culminated […]

Monday Morning Blues – Silent Pool, Surrey, UK

I visited the pretty pond that fills on old chalk quarry last week. Legend has it that a woodcutter’s daughter was surprised by a nobleman on a horse as she bathed in the pool. Having failed to lure her to the bank, he rode his horse into the water and caused the girl to move […]