Tag Archives: Travels in Eastern Europe

Wordless Wednesday – Staroměstské náměstí, Prague

Friday Photo – Charles Bridge, Prague

Old Town Square, Prague

I first visited Prague in 1992 when it was the capital of Czechoslovakia, you could only book accommodation through State run Cedok and Communism & Revolution were still very fresh in the memories. Fast forward half my lifetime and I am back in the city that grabbed me like no other on my first visit. […]

Sunday Photo – Bled Island, Lake Bled, Slovenia

This is a shot taken from the terrace of The Belvedere cafe whilst awaiting sunset. Bled Island

Monday Morning Blues #12 – Split Harbour, Croatia

Help us beat those Monday morning blues by posting your ‘blue’ themed photos from your travels.

Sunday Photo – The National Library, Pristina

Designed by the Croatian architect Andrija Mutnjaković and completed in 1982, the huge National Library of Kosovo measures around 16,500 square meters. The architectural style is described as ‘brutalist’ with opinion divided as to whether it is spectacular or plain ugly. It is made with zenith windows, with a total 99 domes of different sizes and […]

Wordless Wednesday – Skanderbeg’s Statue, Tirana, Albania

Sunday Photo – Dubrovnik, Croatia

Friday Photo – Skanderbeg Square, Tirana, Albania

This photo was taken in 2007 – the statue portrays Albanian hero Skanderbeg on horseback, with the central mosque and clock tower in the background. Skanderbeg was a fierce warrior who organised his 10,000 strong army to lead a rebellion against the occupying Ottoman Empire, securing many victories against significantly larger forces, who were also better […]

Wordless Wednesday – Nis Station, Serbia