Tag Archives: Travels in Eastern Europe
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.
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 […]
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