Category Monday Morning Blues
Monday Morning Blues – 2022 In Pictures
Every Monday a few of us get together on Twitter to post a travel related photo featuring the colour blue as a way of beating those Monday morning blues. The idea is that the photos have us remembering fantastic past trips and dreaming of future ones. Great for extinguishing those blues. Here are a selection […]
Monday Morning Blues – Riksgränsen in Sweden
I recently passed through Riksgränsen on the train on the way to Narvik in Norway. Riksgränsen is a popular ski resort in Sweden, just 709 metres from Norway. The train station is Sweden’s highest at 1,228m above sea level.
Monday Morning Blues – The Sun Voyager, Reykjavik in Iceland
I visited Iceland in January 2015, when the days were really short but the nights quite magical.
Monday Morning Blues – Trondheim, Norway
I am just back from my 4th visit to Trondheim, the former capital of Norway. Here is a picture of Hanseatic buildings in the city.
Monday Morning Blues – Westminster Abbey, London
Today the eyes of the world will be trained on London and especially the abbey as the state funeral of our beloved monarch takes place. I walked alongside the queue to Westminster Hall last Friday, a stroll that brought home just how much Queen Elizabeth II meant to so many people. Rest in peace your […]
Monday Morning Blues – Marseille Old Port in France
Marseille is France’s third biggest city, situated on the south coast close to Provence. We travelled by direct train from London a few years ago and had a wonderful time.
Monday Morning Blues – Ceiling in Kok Gumbaz Mosque, Shakhrisabz, Uzbekistan
Shakhrisabz was the birthplace of Timur on April 9, 1346, to the family of a minor local chief, and during the early years of the Timurid dynasty, enjoyed its considerable patronage. Timur regarded Shakhrisabz as his home town. It is 90km south of Samarkand, a scenic drive through mountains to get to.
Monday Morning Blues – Dogu Express in Turkey
This shot is taken from our train travelling eastwards to Erzurum in the Kurdish part of Turkey as we made our way to Georgia in 2015.
Monday Morning Blues – Strange Fruit, Azerbaijan
During my 2019 visit to Azerbaijan, I took a train to Seki and whilst there took a local bus to an area known as Albania (nothing at all to do with Balkan Albania). Noted for its striking hilltop situation and tranquil villages, I walked to the church in Kish and spent a good hour doing […]
Monday Morning Blues – Fishing Boat in Skyros, Greece
Skyros is a lovely unspoilt Greek island in the Sporades group that includes the better known Skiathos, Skopelos & Alonnisos.