We set our sites on Europe in the early winter and visited Paris, Cannes, Avignon in France then Turin and Venice in Italy. None of this even remotely prepared us for our visit to Kiev and Odessa, Ukraine. Yes we wanted snow after two years in SE Asia and yes we wanted a change in…

Our trip to Romania was very short but we found time to visit a few places in Bucharest before I main trip to Sigishoara. One of the most iconic figures in ancient times was Vlad the Impaler. Many things have been written about him over the centuries although most are guess works, works of fiction,…

This is part of two journeys to Spain that we made in 2015. The first was a stay in beautiful Barcelona and the second was our trip to Pamplona for the annual Bull Run in that city. Barcelona The stay in Barcelona was the first stop on our current journey. We left the United States…

Since this is our first Photologue about Mongolia I will have to give you a little background information about travel here. 1. You travel in Russian Jeeps that are carefully tended relics from the 1970's. 2. You will be lucky to have a hot shower once every 2 to 4 days. 3. You will spend…

In the event that you have never gone to the Angkor Wat UNESCO Site here are a few tips for getting the most out of a visit to the Angkor Wat complex. The temples including Angkor Wat are the most well known in Cambodia. You can best appreciate going to this sanctuary in the early…

Every year, Carnaval becomes the dominant focal point as the main bash to attend in Rio. It is an extraordinary show which draws in an immense number of tourists to Brazil. For the Samba contest, individuals work and practice all year long. They work on dancing to the music, creating outfits and perfecting their execution.…