Tag Archives: Monday Morning Blues
Monday Morning Blues – Collecting Alms in Luang Prabang, Laos
Every morning at dawn the monks of Luang Prabang collect their daily rations from well wishers. Consisting mainly of rice, bread and fruit it makes up a big part of their diet.
Monday Morning Blues – Ipanema Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
I bought myself a dvd drive and software for my Apple Mac for Christmas and have been busy creating dvds using my photos & videos with an appropriate soundtrack. One of my first efforts was from our 2018 trip to South America, which featured the photo below from one of Rio’s iconic beaches.
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 – 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 […]
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.
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.
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 – 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.