Tag Archives: European Cities

Sunday Photo – Dragon Bridge, Ljubljana

Friday Photo – St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Sofia

Completed in 1912, for many years the St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral was the largest Orthodox church in the world. It has a congregational capacity of 5,000 and peaks at 148 feet, whilst its bells can be heard from ten miles away. The church was built to honor those who sacrificed their lives during the Russo-Turkish War […]

Monday Morning Blues #12 – Split Harbour, Croatia

Help us beat those Monday morning blues by posting your ‘blue’ themed photos from your travels.

Sunday Photo – The National Library, Pristina

Designed by the Croatian architect Andrija Mutnjaković and completed in 1982, the huge National Library of Kosovo measures around 16,500 square meters. The architectural style is described as ‘brutalist’ with opinion divided as to whether it is spectacular or plain ugly. It is made with zenith windows, with a total 99 domes of different sizes and […]

My Old Friend Athens

I have just returned from a week in my wife’s home city of Athens. Having visited dozens and dozens of times before, it is difficult to think of something new to do once reacquainting with family & friends has been accomplished. This time we had our great friend Hamish coming to stay for the weekend, […]

Wordless Wednesday – Vessels, Thessaloniki, Greece

Friday Photo – Dusk over Athens

Acropolis, Athens

Monday Morning Blues – Halkida, Greece

Taken yesterday….

Wordless Wednesday – Skanderbeg’s Statue, Tirana, Albania

Kotor, Montenegro

Wordless Wednesday – Kotor Fjord, Montenegro