Category Monday Morning Blues

Chorsu Bazaar, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Monday Morning Blues – Chorsu Bazaar, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

I love an indoor market and Chorsu is up there with the best. The colourful displays of sweets, cakes, nuts & aromatic spices are quite a picture, but it is the hustle & bustle that that goes on over two floors that is the real draw. The picture below is the main domed building of […]

Pembrokeshire Coast, Wales

Monday Morning Blues – The Pembrokeshire Coast, Wales

Wales has some stunning coastline. You could be forgiven for thinking the picture below was taken in the Caribbean rather than on the coast between Pembroke and St David’s. Why not join us every Monday morning by posting an inspiring picture featuring the colour blue. @wilburstravels

Monday Morning Blues – The Costa Smeralda, Sardinia

I visited Northern Sardinia in 2005. Mrs Wilbur & I flew into Olbia and hired a car to explore the beautiful coastal region of the island. The area is known as Costa Smeralda which translates as the Emerald Coast on account of the amazing blue waters. Join us over on Twitter to post a photo […]

Monday Morning Blues – Jerash, Jordan

Most Roman ruins have at least one memorable feature such as an impressive amphitheatre, triumphal arch, aqueduct or bathhouse. With Jerash in Jordan it is the curved colonnade, which is pictured below. Join us over on Twitter every Monday morning when we post our far away photos featuring the colour blue @wilburstravels

Monday Morning Blues – The Leaning Tower of Pisa, Italy

As a young lad I was intrigued to hear about the tower in Italy that was leaning over and indeed many years later when I paid it a visit it was still an intriguing spectacle. The free-standing bell tower of the adjacent cathedral began to lean during construction in the 12th century, due to soft […]

Monday Morning Blues – Tromsø, Norway

This week’s photo comes from a January 2018 trip deep inside the Arctic Circle. The view of Tromsø is taken from the top of a mountain cable car ride above the picturesque city that lies on islands surrounded by fjords.

St Nina's (The Enlightener of Georgia) Monastery.

Monday Morning Blues – St Nina’s Monastery, Bodbe, Georgia

I visited St Nina’s (The Enlightener of Georgia) Monastery in 2015 on a day trip out of Tbilisi.

Police Car, Tirana, Albania

Monday Morning Blues – Albanian Police Car, Tirana

I spotted this police car parked up outside Tirana’s main police station in 2007. I didn’t think it would fare to well in chasing criminals, but I am sure it had its day!

Monday Morning Blues – Art Nouveau Lion, Riga, Latvia

This week’s MMB comes from my first and last decent length trip of 2020 when I did a Riga/Tallinn combination with Mrs Wilbur and our friend Chris. The Art Nouveau (Jugendstil) district of the Latvian capital may well be the best such district in Europe – unless you know better that is? Why not take […]

Monday Morning Blues – Cuban Dancer, Santiago

More memories of Cuba for this week’s Monday Morning Blues. Santiago de Cuba is Cuba’s second city, was the fulcrum of the Revolution and is now the unofficial capital of music & dance.