Month: July 2008

Orthodox Church Spires

Golden spires like these are common on churches of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. Location: Kiev, Ukraine

Ukrainian Orthodox Church

Followers of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church reach out to touch the hands of one of the church leaders during this religious procession. Women were often reduced to tears…

In Tears

This young woman is in tears after a religious procession of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. Location: Kiev, Ukraine

Being Scammed in Naples

First, some history… I knew when I came to Naples that it was the scam capital of Italy. I had read online before I came, about people who…

Shadow Play

While wandering around Rome I happened across this cool lamp casting it’s curly shadow perfectly on the building. Location: Rome, Italy

Trevi Fountain

Probably one of the most photographed fountains in the world, and for good reason – it’s absolutely amazing. The Italians have a long history of spiting their enemies…

Pre-Entrance Jitters

While visiting the Colosseum I stumbled upon a bride about to enter the chapel to be married. She was in a classic convertible with either her dad or…


It’s tough to find a spot to photograph the Colosseum without having a million tourists in your photo, but I did manage a couple times. Location: Rome, Italy

Italian Fast Food

I went in to a cute little restaurant for a quick lunch and discovered that Italy has some really great fast food. I’ll take this any day over…

Leaning Tower of Florence?

Googling to find a leaning tower in Florence didn’t provide any results, but this tower is definitely leaning. So, let me introduce to you to the quite unknown…

View from Pag

Pag is a Croatian island in the northern Adriatic Sea with fine beaches and hot summer sunshine. There is plenty of good sailing in the area and boats…

Sun Tanned

This little guy is enjoying some cool water on a hot day. Location: Pag, Croatia

Overlooking Plitvice Lakes

An aerial view of the lakes, waterfalls, and boardwalks of Plitvice Lakes National Park. Location: Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park

I first learned of Plitvice Lakes National Park from a website showing photos of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world, and knew immediately that I had to…

Footbridge at Plitvice

There are nice wooden foot-bridges that wander around the waterfalls and lakes of Plitvice. Location: Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Bohinj Pastures

The free-range cattle graze in the open pastures of the Bohinj Basin. Location: Bohinj Basin in the Julian Alps, Slovenia

Bohinj Backcountry

The Bohinj Basin lies in the Julian Alps in Northwestern Slovenia, and is an outdoor activity paradise. The water in the lakes and rivers is undoubtedly some of…