Tag Archives: Monday Morning Blues

Monday Morning Blues – Train Window View in Norway

I am just back from 18 days touring Scandinavia by train and bus. I have many favourite Nordic journeys and I will blog about my latest travels soon. This particular picture comes from the wonderful Oslo to Bergen line, which takes you right up alongside snowy peaks no matter what time of year that yo7 […]

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 […]

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.