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Ljubljana

SLOVENIA | Thursday, 28 Jul 2022 | Views [56]

Zagreb and Ljubljana Flew to Zagreb from London on Friday to visit the National and City Museums.  Unfortunately, both are still closed due to renovations caused by earthquake damage.  The rest of the city was also pretty barren as everyone ... Read more >

Tags: cities, history, museums, towns


After 50 Years: Returning to Prague

CZECH REPUBLIC | Wednesday, 27 Jul 2022 | Views [75] | Comments [1]

After 50 Years: Returning to Prague  The last time I was in Prague, in August 1972, I was greeted at the border by guards with guns who tore the seats out of my VW beetle looking for contraband, which they promptly found. My girlfriend and Olympic ... Read more >

Tags: cities, history, museums, towns


Photos: Ljubljana

SLOVENIA | Sunday, 24 Jul 2022 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Zagreb

CROATIA | Sunday, 24 Jul 2022 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Prague

CZECH REPUBLIC | Saturday, 23 Jul 2022 | Photo Gallery


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A Journey Through Time: Fethiye and the Lycian Coast

TURKEY | Sunday, 5 Jun 2022 | Views [97]

FETHIYE   After visiting a number of Eastern and Northern European capital cities and their national museums, I wanted to take a few days somewhere surrounded by ancient historical sites and nature to work on these blogs.  The Lycian ... Read more >

Tags: archeological sites, beach, history, museum, towns


Photos: Fethiye

TURKEY | Sunday, 5 Jun 2022 | Photo Gallery

ancient ruins, museum, beach, Lycian Coast
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Pristina- caught between past and present

KOSOVO | Sunday, 5 Jun 2022 | Views [70]

PRISTINA Took the bus from Belgrade to Pristina, which took just under six hours and cost less than E20.  There are a couple of control points during the journey, so it was good to have the ID and passport handy.  While Serbia still considers ... Read more >

Tags: churches, cities, history, museums, towns


Belgrade Impressions

SERBIA | Sunday, 5 Jun 2022 | Views [79] | Comments [1]

BELGRADE Arrived in almost 30 degrees C Belgrade from 8 degrees C Stockholm. After all the extremely long lines to get through security at Arlanda Airport, getting into Serbia was a breeze.  The cab ride into town didn’t take too long ... Read more >

Tags: churches, cities, history, museums, towns


Kings, Grand Dukes, Town Councils and Tsars 5: Stockholm

SWEDEN | Sunday, 5 Jun 2022 | Views [58]

Kings, Grand Dukes, Town Councils and Tsars: A Brief Excursion to Historical Northeastern Europe 5 STOCKHOLM Arrived in the morning after a quick flight from Helsinki. It was drizzling and cold, but the brightness of the city came through ... Read more >


Kings, Grand Dukes, Town Councils and Tsars 4: Helsinki

FINLAND | Sunday, 5 Jun 2022 | Views [58]

Kings, Grand Dukes, Town Councils and Tsars: A Brief Excursion to Historical Northeastern Europe 4 HELSINKI I arrived in Helsinki via a quick two hour ferry from Tallinn. The ferry was huge as it is used as a main transport link between Estonia ... Read more >

Tags: churches, cities, history, museums, towns


Kings, Grand Dukes, Town Councils and Tsars 3: Tallinn

ESTONIA | Sunday, 5 Jun 2022 | Views [48]

Kings, Grand Dukes, Town Councils and Tsars: A Brief Excursion to Historical Northeastern Europe 3 TALLINN It was cold, but sunny, and there are very few people in the Old Town. It seems the tourist season doesn’t start until well into ... Read more >

Tags: churches, cities, history, medieval towns, museums


Kings, Grand Dukes, Town Councils and Tsars 2: Vilnius

LITHUANIA | Sunday, 5 Jun 2022 | Views [64]

Kings, Grand Dukes, Town Councils and Tsars: A Brief Excursion to Historical Northeastern Europe 2 VILNIUS The hill behind Cathedral Square with castle ruins and an old (reconstructed) tower is named after King Geminidas. During his family’... Read more >

Tags: churches, cities, history, medieval towns, museums


Kings, Grand Dukes, Town Councils and Tsars 1: Krakau

POLAND | Sunday, 5 Jun 2022 | Views [53]

Kings, Grand Duke, Town Councils and Tsars: A Brief Excursion to Historical Northeastern Europe  Originally, I had planned on including Lviv and Kiev in my itinerary to medieval cities in Northeast Europe, but the war in the Ukraine changed ... Read more >

Tags: churches, cities, history, medieval towns, museums


Photos: Pristina & Gračanica Monastery

KOSOVO | Thursday, 26 May 2022 | Photo Gallery

Early Neolithic Figurines, Medieval Frescos & Contemporary Street art
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Photos: Belgrade

SERBIA | Tuesday, 24 May 2022 | Photo Gallery

Fabulous Churches and interesting Vinca Neolithic Site
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Photos: Stockholm

SWEDEN | Saturday, 21 May 2022 | Photo Gallery

Amazing architecture and fabulous museums
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Photos: Helsinki

FINLAND | Thursday, 19 May 2022 | Photo Gallery

Walking and boat tours
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Photos: Tallinn

ESTONIA | Tuesday, 17 May 2022 | Photo Gallery

Medieval Old Town
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Photos: Vilnius and Trakai

LITHUANIA | Monday, 16 May 2022 | Photo Gallery

Churches, Palaces and Street Scenes
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Photos: Krakau

POLAND | Monday, 16 May 2022 | Photo Gallery

Churches and more churches
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The Columbian Caribbean Coast: Tayrona to Cartagena

COLOMBIA | Thursday, 30 Dec 2021 | Views [169]

The Columbian Caribbean Coast  Tayrona National Park is perhaps the most famous park in the country and for good reason. The rainforest mountainsides roll down like waves of multi-hued greens to meet the whitewater waves of the sea. The Santa ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, cities, history, museums, national park, towns


Photos: Cartagena

COLOMBIA | Friday, 17 Dec 2021 | Photo Gallery

city
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Photos: Tayrona National Park

COLOMBIA | Wednesday, 15 Dec 2021 | Photo Gallery

sea, rainforest, nature
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San Jose del Guaviare

COLOMBIA | Monday, 13 Dec 2021 | Views [135]

San Jose del Guaviare  San Jose del Guaviare is the capital of the Guaviare province and lies in the Orinoco Basin of the Amazonian Rainforest on the Guaviare River.  There is only one road into the town which crosses a bridge over the river ... Read more >

Tags: and river dolphins, petrogylphs, rainforest, savannah


Photos: San Jose del Guaviare

COLOMBIA | Sunday, 12 Dec 2021 | Photo Gallery

nature, rainforests, petroglyphs
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San Augustín

COLOMBIA | Thursday, 9 Dec 2021 | Views [130]

Had a short flight from Bogota to Pitalito on Satena, the airlines changed the flight schedule a couple of times, so if you are planning to go to San Augustín make sure you double and triple check the flight times with the airlines. I was met ... Read more >

Tags: archeological sites


Photos: Flora of San Augustín

COLOMBIA | Thursday, 9 Dec 2021 | Photo Gallery

high rainforest flora
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Photos: San Augustín

COLOMBIA | Thursday, 9 Dec 2021 | Photo Gallery

archeological sites
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Guatavita - El Dorado

COLOMBIA | Sunday, 5 Dec 2021 | Views [124]

El Dorado -La Laguna di Guatavita  One of the gold objects that I saw in the National Museum, and the one from which the photo didn’t come out, was an image of a prospective Muisca chieftain on a raft accompanied by priests. A larger copy ... Read more >

Tags: history, myths


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