Tag Archives: Travels in Eastern Europe

Wilbur’s Travels is Four Today

Those nice people from WordPress have just informed that my first post was published four years ago. That first post told the tale of my 1995 visit to the Chinese city of Guangzhou by boat from Hong Kong. 710 posts later I am still enthused and planning much more. Here are a selection of photos […]

Trains in the East of Europe

You will maybe know of my love of overseas train travel, especially in the east of Europe and you can of course read about my adventures on over 15,000km of track in the region by downloading my ebook on Amazon. Here are a few train pictures from my travels in the region….

Sunday Photo – Mount Ararat

Taken from the train as we approached Yerevan.

Cracking Krakow

On my third inter-rail trip undertaken in 1992, we took a train from Warsaw to Kraków where we spent a few hours before carrying on to Budapest. Almost 26 years later I was to repeat the journey on what I swear was the same train! This time I at least had a seat in an […]

Sunday Photo – Rides For Sale, Kraków

Wordless Wednesday – Interior of St Mary’s Kraków

Sunday Photo – Kraków

A-Z April Challenge – X Marks The Spot, Balaclava

The eX-nuclear submarine base in Balaclava in the Crimea was such a secret that the town of Balaclava did not appear on maps and even the families of engineers, scientists & technicians who worked there had no idea that the base existed! The facility is built into the cliff face and was hidden from the […]

A-Z April Challenge – Garni and Geghard Monastery, Armenia

Armenia is a wonderful country and its premier monastery is in a beautiful location. We visited Geghard Monastery, together with the Roman temple of Garni on a half-day trip out of the Armenian capital of Yerevan. We hired a taxi driver for £20 and set off. First stop was Garni, a Greek style temple dating […]

Sunday Photo – Bosporus, Ferry View