Category : Nona Hora

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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London Eye

The London Eye is a giant Ferris wheel on the South Bank of the River Thames in London, England. Also known as the Millennium Wheel, the entire structure is 135 metres (443 ft) tall and the wheel has a diameter of 120 metres (394 ft). It is currently Europe’s tallest Ferris wheel, the most popular paid tourist attraction in the …

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Colour of London

I continue colouring my British Photography from London. For more photos please see the first “colouring” post London in Colour or the entire travel destination category- England. Click on image to view full size.

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London in Colour

London, England, the birth place of Nona Hora project, is an archived folder on my hard drive. I have published only two photo posts from London since my first trip to the city in December 2007. One of those two was a black-and-white Jubilee Walkway post… That is not right! Today I am going to add to my British Photography …

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