Inspired by this week’s photo challenge and this response to it, here are some photos of the wall of art that is what is left of the Berlin Wall.
A train journey along the Neretva river from Mostar to Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) in October 2011. In response to this week’s photo challenge.
Počitelj is a town on the bank of the river Neretva to the south of Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It was built during the Mediaeval and Ottoman periods. It suffered extensive damage during the Bosnian civil war and is now protected as an important example of cultural heritage. These photos were taken in October […]
Tjörnin, which means the pond in Icelandic, is a small lake in the centre of Reykjavík. It has a variety of waterfowl that reside on it, and during the winter geothermal water is pumped in to maintain an area that isn’t frozen over for the water birds. These photographs were taken in November 2010.
Bakewell in Derbyshire is a popular tourist destination. Bakewell is best known for its famous Bakewell pudding, not to be confused with Bakewell tart. It is the only town situated in the peak district national park. These pictures were taken in April 2011 on a day trip to Bakewell with some Chinese friends.
The Stari Most (meaning Old Bridge in Bosnian) in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina spans the Neretva river and is a reconstruction of the original bridge which was built between 1557 and 1567. The original bridge was destroyed during the Bosnian war by artillery fire on November 9th, 1993. The reconstruction work was completed in July […]
In November 2010 I visited Iceland with a friend. One late afternoon we climbed up Öskjuhlíð hill in the centre of Reykjavík just in time to witness a beautiful sunset. The hill is the site of the Perlan, a revolving restaurant which situated on top of hot-waters tanks which supply almost half of Reykjavík’s water needs.