Category Monday Morning Blues

Monday Morning Blues – Ellis Island, New York

Today’s photo to beat the Monday morning blues comes from my January 2018 trip to New York City. Ellis Island was of course the entry point for thousands of immigrants who left their homes in Europe to start a new life in USA. From 1892 to 1954, it processed approximately 12 million immigrants. Initially the […]

Monday Morning Blues – Cuban Tree

I took this photo in January 2017 whilst on a bus trip from Santiago to Baracoa. Any ideas what tree it is?

Monday Morning Blues

This week’s photo is the approach to Bonifacio on the southern tip of the French island of Corsica. We visited in July 2005 from northern Sardinia.

The Bernina Express, Switzerland

Monday Morning Blues – Bernina Express, Switzerland

Today’s Monday morning blues picture comes from a fabulous train tour of Italy & Switzerland that I stitched together in 2016. The Bernina Express travelled from Tirano on the Swiss/Italian border up to Chur. A fabulous memory and the perfect antidote for a miserable Monday morning.

Old Havana, Cuba

Monday Morning Blues – Old Havana, Cuba

This week’s ‘blue’ photo comes from my January 2017 visit to Cuba. It was a wonderful trip taking in many cities, but Havana was undoubtedly my favourite. Old Havana is a poor district full of colourful characters going about their daily business and was a fabulous maze of streets that were perfect for just meandering […]

Monday Morning Blues – Zürichsee, Switzerland

Today’s photo to beat the Monday morning blues comes from this weekend. It’s taken from the train as we travelled from Zurich to Sargans en-route to Liechtenstein.

Halkiva, Greece

Monday Morning Blues – Halkiva, Greece

Today’s photo comes from my March 2019 visit to the Greek town of Halkiva. We took the train from Athens on a beautiful spring day – just the kind of memory to help beat the Monday morning blues……

Monday Morning Blues – Orthodox Church, Majori, Latvia

Today’s blue coloured picture to help beat the Monday morning blues comes from this Saturday in the Latvian Baltic Coast town of Majori. Majori itself has lovely golden beaches and some ornate wooden villas which were built to accommodate the great and the good of the Soviet rulers, who favoured the resort as a bolt […]

Lyab-i-Hauz, Bukhara, Uzbekistan

Monday Morning Blues – Lyab-i Hauz, Bukhara, Uzbekistan

Today’s photo aimed at beating the Monday morning blues comes from my 2018 trip to Uzbekistan. Lyab-i Hauz is the name of the area surrounding one of the few remaining hauz (ponds) that have survived in the city. Until the Soviet period there were many such ponds, which were the city’s principal source of water, but […]

Sun Voyager, Reykjavik, Iceland

Monday Morning Blues – Sun Voyager, Reykjavik, Iceland

I went to Iceland to celebrate a big birthday in January 2015. Sun Voyager is a sculpture in Reykjavik depicting a Viking longship. The pictures below were shot early morning and evening – it was mighty cold on both occasions! I hope they help you to beat the Monday morning blues!