UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Cyprus

The Archangel Michael is the most prominent painting in the Archangel church in Pedhoulas, and is a Unesco World Heritage site in the Troodos region of Cyprus There are three Unesco World Heritage [...]

By |2018-08-06T19:04:10+00:00August 2, 2018|Categories: Cyprus, Europe, History Travel, Unesco World Heritage Sites|8 Comments

Time Zones, A Photo Exhibit, Minneapolis, March-July 2017

This is a catalog, of sorts, of my travel photography exhibit at Icebox Gallery in Minneapolis, March 25-July 29, 2017. Hours are Thursday-Friday from 10-6, and Saturdays from 12-5. The gallery is also open by [...]

Our 2015 Travels in 50 Photos

I said the same thing last year, but 2015 was our biggest year in travel yet. Four continents and 16 countries, about 75 cities, 11 United States National Parks, and a score or more Unesco [...]

Mapping 2015: Highlights and Snapshots

It’s been such a full year I needed to retrace our itinerary to get my head around all that we’ve seen in 2015. Initially, I just wanted to post some random images–previously unpublished–that have stayed [...]

Trip Totals: Accounting for our Whereabouts

This photo counts as one of my favorites: The Bernina Express rail line in the Swiss Alps. Apart from toting up income (not enough) and expenses (too much), we endorse counting up other [...]

Discovering European Capitals of Culture

Museum of Alchemy in Prague, a European Capital of Culture in 2000 Since 1985, the European Commission has been designating one or two cities per year as European Capitals of Culture (ECOC). That’s [...]

Painted Churches, Troodos Region, Cyprus

The Archangel Michael is the most prominent painting in the Archangel church in Pedhoulas. The 10 so-called Painted Churches of the Troodos Region of Cyprus collectively make up an Unesco World Heritage site. [...]

By |2018-08-02T21:38:52+00:00February 20, 2015|Categories: Cyprus, Europe, Photo of the Day, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: , , |8 Comments

Sanctuary of Aphrodite, Kouklia, Cyprus

The reproduction of the mosaic of Leda and the Swan is in situ in a house thought to be that of the temple priests. We more or less stumbled upon the Sanctuary of [...]

By |2018-08-06T19:14:26+00:00February 8, 2015|Categories: Cyprus, Europe, Photo of the Day, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: |2 Comments