Tag Archives: Travels in Eastern Europe

Friday Photo – The House Of Blackheads, Riga

I am on my second visit to Latvia’s capital. This building is named after the African missionary (St Mauritius) who refused German orders to execute locals who refused to convert from paganism to Christianity. This saw him beheaded himself, hence the building name.

Sunday Photo – Krakow Angel, Poland

Friday Photo – Wawel Castle, Krakow

The World Heritage site castle was built in the 13th & 14th Centuries in Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance & Baroque styles, initiated by King Casimir III The Great. The views from the top are wonderful, whilst visits to the State Rooms, Armory and the Cathedral situated within the fortification walls are fascinating.

Astronomical Clock, Prague, October 2019

Friday Photo – The Astronomical Clock, Prague

Wordless Wednesday – Baščaršija (Old Town), Sarajevo, Bosnia

Prague Castle & River Vltava, October 2019

Monday Morning Blues – Prague Castle

One of my favourite views in the world to brighten this wet Monday morning in the UK.

The Kukushka Line, Georgia

Borjomi to Bakuriani Train in Georgia The Kukushka (translates as little cuckoo in Russian) is a 37 km narrow-gauge railway linking the national park town of Borjomi to the village & ski resort of Bakuriani in Georgia. The construction of the 900mm wide line began in 1897, when Georgia was still part of the Russian […]

Stone Bridge & Prizren Mosque, Kosovo

Wordless Wednesday – Prizren, Kosovo

Wordless Wednesday – Staroměstské náměstí, Prague

Friday Photo – Charles Bridge, Prague