Category : Nona Hora

The Colosseum. Rome, Italy

The Colosseum a.k.a. Coliseum a.k.a. Colosseo a.k.a. Flavius or Flavian Amphitheater is an elliptical structure built in 70-80 in the city of Rome, Italy. Built of concrete and stone, it is the largest amphitheater in the world, and is considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and engineering. The Colosseum was constructed during the reign of three emperors …

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Untitled Captures From Rome, Italy

I went through an archive of photos from my trip to Rome, Italy and Vatican City. Here are a few of the street snaps. The photo of a girl in an open window strikes me every time I look at it… Soon, I will be publishing a series of photo posts from Rome which will be focused on particular subjects …

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Dolgobrodskaya Street - Улица Долгобродская

Happy Defender of the Fatherland Day, Belarus! This is the last set of photos from the ‘Around Minsk’ photo series. In the top photo: the Trinity Hill, the oldest surviving district of Minsk. The historic neighborhood sprawls along the left bank of the Svislach River in the southeastern part of the modern city. The district takes its name from the …

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The Gargoyles of Notre Dame de Paris

Notre-Dame de Paris, also known as Notre-Dame Cathedral or simply Notre-Dame, is a Catholic cathedral in Paris, France, built in the Gothic architectural style in 1345. Many small individually crafted statues are placed around the outside to serve as column supports and water spouts. Among these are the famous Gargoyles. A gargoyle is a carved stone grotesque, with a spout …

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Subway Station Nemiga - Станция Метро Немига

I continue roaming the streets of the capital city of Belarus and dedicate the second post of the ‘Around Minsk’ photo series to Darya Domracheva, Belarusian biathlete born in Minsk, who has just won a gold medal at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, the second Winter Olympics gold medal in the country’s history. Congratulations, Belarus! [warning]Updated February 14, 2014. Today …

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Nemiga. Minsk, Belarus - Немига. Минск, Беларусь

I announced the ‘Around Minsk’ photo series back in November… Sorry it took so long to get the images edited. Good news, I am ready to take you on a sightseeing tour that includes three dozen snaps I had taken while roaming the streets of the capital city of Belarus. For more photography, please see my other posts from EuroTrip …

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Happy Chinese New Year of Horse! from Jodhpur, India

It’s time to do it again! Today the World welcomes the start of the Chinese New Year of Horse. According to astrologists, the Horse is making 2014 a fortuitous year to travel! Happy New year full of great travels and wonderful memories! Here is a part of my collection of photos of horses, including a fun wedding photography photo I …

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Hanoi, Vietnam

I had a blast working on ‘Hà Nội on Two-wheelers’ photo subject, photographing people on motorcycles, motorbikes, scooters, manual and electric bicycles (e-bikes) in the capital and second-largest city of Vietnam. Hanoi’s population is 6.5 million. And it seems like all of it rides two-wheelers. A lot of pictures of bikers have already been posted here in my Travel Photo …

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Pretty Face of Minsk, Belarus

Happy Old New Year, Belarus! Today’s post is dedicated to Belarusian “Snow-maidens” :) All these street portraits and candid shots of cute girls and beautiful women have been taken during my EuroTrip 2013 to Minsk, Belarus. The ladies are passersby I have met on the streets of Minsk. Believe it or not, during the entire trip no one answered “No” …

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A Portrait of the Old Quarter Street Peddler

It is hard to imagine Hanoi Old Quarter without street peddlers. A peddler, in British English a pedlar, also known as a canvasser, cheapjack, monger, higler or solicitor, is a travelling vendor of goods. Today’s post is dedicated to all charming and hardworking Vietnamese girls and women roaming the streets of Hanoi. By the way, I haven’t seen a male …

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Vietnam War Military History Museum

The Viet Nam Military History Museum is a national museum of Vietnam situated in central Hanoi. The most of the displayed items feature the Vietnam War (1956-1975), also known as the Second Indochina War, in Vietnam also known as the American War. Some of the items on display: Bell UH-1 Iroquois H model B-52G wreckage of jet shot down during …

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Back to Ha Noi, Viet Nam

Happy New 2014 full of great adventures and wonderful memories! Regarding memories, I have just finished the “Shocking Asia” photo book (Vietnam, Laos and Japan). While working on the book, I found some unpublished street photos taken in Hanoi, Vietnam. Within a couple of weeks I will publish four new posts and close the Vietnam category of Nona Hora project. …

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