Tag Archives: Yerevan

Sunday Photo – Mount Ararat

Taken from the train as we approached Yerevan.

Sunday Photo – Blue Mosque, Yerevan

My European Capital Rankings – 25 to 21

Such is the hot competition in Europe, my next five cities all make splendid destinations for short breaks. We really are spoiled for choice! 25 Vilnius Fairly low on my list, but still well worth a visit. Plenty of nice architecture on view and the usual mix of churches, [palaces, municipal buildings and cobbled streets. […]

Armenian Adventure

Armenia is not easy to get to from the UK. There are no direct flights and three of the four land borders are not accessible, a consequence of Armenia’s long running disputes with Azerbaijan & Turkey and our own less than cordial relationship with Iran. There are signs that borders may open in the not […]

Wilbur Arrival By Train, Yerevan, Armenia From Batumi, Georgia

On The Beaten Track – Travels In Eastern Europe

My new colour e-book as titled above is now available to download from Lulu.com, Amazon and Nook. It is also available as a paperback from the same retailers.    To mark the occasion, I have re-blogged the five extracts below that I have originally posted on this blog since January. I hope you like them…… Extract […]

Wilbur Arrival By Train, Yerevan, Armenia From Batumi, Georgia

2014 Gone, 2015 Beckons…..

2014 The year started slowly travel wise, with my efforts and finances channeled into arranging my 49th Birthday Party at Exeter City FC and visiting Wembley to watch my Manchester City lift the Capital One Cup. City were to give me my first travel experience of the year however, when I took Mrs. Wilbur to […]