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Hvar: Biking, Fortresses and Food

CROATIA | Thu, 8 Nov 2018 | By shire_girl | Views [27]

Over my first week in Croatia I endeavored to learn words in the local language such as “Thank you,” “Excuse me, do you speak English?” and “Good day”. In Croatian “hv” is pronounced somewhere between a ... Read more >

Tags: biking, food, fortress, hvar, off season croatia, stari grad, stari grad plains, swimming

Photos: Spinalonga

GREECE | Tue, 2 Jul 2013 | By nikolasgr | Flickr Photo Gallery

Spinalonga | island / venetian fortress / leper colony
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Tags: colony, crete, elounda, fortress, islnad, leper, spinalonga, venetian

Fortress

SERBIA | Fri, 2 Sep 2011 | By jelena-jeza | Views [480]

  While I was making my way up to the top of the Fortress I looked down and saw a beautifull river going trough the Fortress.. Old, narrow s tairs made of stone, did not made me feel safe, but I made my way to the top... beautiful scenery of blue river ... Read more >

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Festivals and Fortresses in Helsinki

FINLAND | Fri, 10 Jun 2011 | By drmitch | Views [525]

After managing to turn off my alarm in my sleep I had to rush down to the 7am ferry for Helsinki. Luckily I made it with time to spare and, after sitting outside while we left, I soon had to shelter from the cold wind and smokers on the deck ... Read more >

Tags: festivals, fortress, helsinki, olympic stadium, samba, seurasaari island, suomenlinna

Lost in Bhutan - Day 3

BHUTAN | Sun, 26 Dec 2010 | By iamdat | Views [856]

Day 3 – Dec 6 2010 In the morning I went across some early shops which sell various items. After walking around, we ended at the Clock Tower of Thimphu. It is noticeable that everywhere in Bhutan has a religious imprint. I spotted ... Read more >

Tags: bhutan, buddhism, dzong, fortress, landscape, monks, paro, prayer flags

Lost in Bhutan - Day 2

BHUTAN | Sun, 26 Dec 2010 | By iamdat | Views [870]

Day 2 – Dec 5 2010 7.00 am – I didn’t sleep much, thanks to the dogs barking all night outside the hotel. It’s quite strange that you can see dogs almost everywhere around here. Anyway, a walk around the hotel shows me an interesting ... Read more >

Tags: bhutan, buddhism, dzong, fortress, landscape, monks, paro, prayer flags

Lost in Bhutan - Day 1

BHUTAN | Sat, 25 Dec 2010 | By iamdat | Views [1146]

Day 1 – Dec 4 2010 7.15 am – I was just in time for the flight from Bangkok to Paro. Only halfway through the flight did I meet Mr. Jason Edwards and Mr. Simon Monk. We got to know each other and enjoyed the landscape outside the window. Far away, ... Read more >

Tags: bhutan, buddhism, dzong, fortress, landscape, monks, paro, prayer flags

Bulgaria - once upon a time ...

BULGARIA | Fri, 20 Nov 2009 | By ioana | Views [442]

… there was a Bulgarian Empire, spread all over the Balkans and more. It sounds surreal today, but in Veliko Tarnovo, the old capital, there is an impressive fortress (Tsarevets) which still stands to prove the glorious past. It’s a ruin, of course ... Read more >

Tags: fortress, music, roses, tavern

 

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