Tag Archives: Monday Morning Blues

Minaret of Islam-Khodja, Khiva, Uzbekistan

Monday Morning Blues – Minaret of Islam-Kodjha in Khiva, Uzbekistan

Memories of my 2018 trip to Central Asia helped to sustain me through the barren Covid years. Khiva was one of the last places we visited and fabulous it was too.

Lake Butrint, Albania

Monday Morning Blues – Lake Butrint in Albania

On my second visit to Albania in 2016 we took in the Roman ruins of Butrint in the south of the country. The site offers splendid views of Lake Butrint.

Fruit, Kish, Azerbaijan

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 […]

Bled Island, Lake Bled, Slovenia

Monday Morning Blues – Lake Bled, Slovenia

Europe is blessed with many beautiful lakes and Bled is definitely up there with the best that Switzerland or Italy can offer. A perfect spot for beating Monday morning blues.

Monday Morning Blues – Salzburg in Austria

Salzburg is right up there with my favourite European cities and memories of my numerous visits there always lift the spirits.

Monday Morning Blues – The Black (Blue) Sea in Sevastopol

I took this picture in 2011 whilst visiting Ukraine. A lovely September day when Crimea was firmly part of Ukraine.

Minaret of Islam-Khodja, Khiva, Uzbekistan

A Year of Monday Morning Blues

Most Monday mornings a group of us take to Twitter to post a picture featuring the colour blue aimed at beating those start of week blues. Below is a gallery of some of mine from the year.

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 – 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 […]

Dead Woman's Pass, Inca Trail, Peru

Friday Photos – Central Asia & Peru

This coming Monday at 8pm UK time on Zoom we will be having two brilliant presentations – see details at the end of the post. To whet your appetite, here are a few pictures from my archives. Peru Dead Woman’s Pass, Inca Trail, Peru Uros Islands, Lake Titicaca, Peru Inca Trail Start Marker, Peru Puno […]