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Laos and Thailand

The Lady Elizabeth and the Lady Margaret inspecting the Wat Longkhun Temple on the opposite bank of the Mekong from Luang Prabang, Laos. “When the coronation of a King in [ … ]

Cambodia, Angor Wat

Angor Waw, early eveningDawn over the sacred lake, behind us were over a hundred tourists with cameras.Classic stupaA pair of headsAngor WatFrom a Temple in Bangkok ,ThailandRather hot, in front [ … ]

Cuba

Dusk at Playa Largo from Vinola & Zuleida” hostel right on the beach. It is situated at the head of the famous Bay of Pigs where, in 1961, 1300 CIA [ … ]

Dubai

View of the World Trade Centre in Dubai circa 1977, isolated in the middle of the Desert. I was in Dubai at the time building the leisure centre Al Nasr [ … ]

Sweden

Views from the island of Birka, site of the ancient Viking town of Vikingstaden on Lake Malaren. Summer 2017.The site had the following poem called “The Forest Grove, Gimle”; She [ … ]

Corfu

Fishing boat at Kassiopi, with, in the distance, the town of Sarande and snow capped mountains of Albania in the distance ‘each wearing its cracked crown of snow, desolate and [ … ]

Sicily

Doric Temple at Segesta, built in 430 BCSegesta Temple by Thomas Cole, painted in 1843Temple of Hera at Selinunte, built in 470 BC but destroyed by the Carthaginians in 409 [ … ]

Thessaloniki Part 2

Thessaloniki The While Tower, built by the Ottoman Turks in the late 15 th. C and now the icon of the city. The only remaining mosque in the city, the [ … ]

Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki “Salonica, Historically Greek, politically Turkish, geographically Bulgarian, ethnographically Jewish”                                       Salonica, City [ … ]