Category : Nona Hora

The Church of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul (1674)

A Few Facts about Rozhanka, Belarus According to archaeological excavations made in the early 20th century, the first human settlement was developed here about 10,000 years ago. The first historical record of the place, however, is dated 1385. The spies of the Crusades were preparing their 1409-1411 military expedition and had written about the village in their report. Contemporary historians …

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St. John of Nepomuk (Sv. Jan Nepomucky)

The Charles Bridge (Karlův most) is a historic bridge that crosses the Vltava river in Prague, Czech Republic. Its construction started in 1357 under the auspices of King Charles IV, and finished in the beginning of the 15th century. The bridge was originally called the Stone Bridge or the Prague Bridge, but has been the Charles Bridge since 1870. The …

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Moscow Unplugged

Two years ago, when I transferred media files from my previous travel blog to Memographer.com, these photos of night Moscow got unplugged from two published posts ‘From Russia With Love‘ and ‘One Sunny Day In Moscow‘. Glad to share them today. Click on image to view full size.

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Atlanta Ultras at 2013 NASL Soccer Bowl

2013 NASL Soccer Bowl: Atlanta Silverbacks 0-1 New York Cosmos The Championship Game was a great soccer experience in the capital of Georgia. That was something Atlanta missed last 40+ years. You may wish to read more about this number in my post ‘The Short History Of Professional Soccer In Atlanta’. With two other major games hosted by Atlanta teams …

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Beautiful Sights of Minsk Botanical Garden

Today, I’d like to share my photo story from the Central Botanical Garden of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, which in the year of 2012 celebrated its 80th anniversary. Located in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, the garden is home to about 9,000 varieties of plants planted over an area of 96 hectares (240 acres), which makes it …

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I Was Here!

I am sure that every traveler has taken at least one I Was Here! photo of him/herself – a Postcard-photo. Years ago, a traveler had to go to a post office to mail a postcard with a view of a visited place. In the era of digital photography, cellphone cameras, and Internet, especially with Wi-Fi available at any hotel and …

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Prague: Portraits of Strangers

The Organ-grinder playing a hand organ for money, Man riding a Penny-Farthing bicycle, Living statue watching a cute girl, Shrek calling Princess Fiona (or Donkey), Musicians playing Jazz on the Charles Bridge, Street Artist drawing a portrait of a beautiful model, Travelers and Praguers enjoying a beautiful day… All these are in the second part of my photos of strangers …

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Prague: Street Portraits

I guess you might have noticed how Crazy In Love I am with Street Portrait Photography :) Today I continue sharing my street photography from Prague, Czech Republic. Besides four posts of joyful photographs taken during Prague Pride Gay Parade and a post with bridal street photography, here is another post with the portraits of strangers I photographed in Praha …

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Street Wedding Photography: Brides in Czech Republic and Belarus

As Atlanta Wedding Photographer, I was very excited about the street wedding photography project I planned to photograph during my travel to Europe this summer. Fortunately, I visited Prague, Czech Republic and Minsk, Belarus on Saturdays- the wedding days. So it wasn’t difficult to find the newlyweds on the streets. In Nemiga, Minsk’s Old Town district, I counted fifteen brides …

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Oktoberfest in Alpine Helen, Georgia

Dedicated to Helen’s 100th Anniversary. Helen, Georgia is a village-replica of a Bavarian alpine town located in the Northeast Georgia. The town’s population is around 500 people. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains (Appalachians) on the Chattahoochee River, it is a very popular tourist destination for mountain camping, hiking, tubing, fishing, bird watching, and more. There is also a good …

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Delta. Atlanta, My Travel Transporters: Airplanes

Every time I travel by air I take a few photos of an airplane before take-off or after landing or sometimes I take a few shots in or from a cabin during the flight. This is the second post of my Airplanes 2013 photos. See the first part here- My Travel Transporters: Airplanes. Click on image to view full size.

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My Travel Transporters: Airplanes

Note: A transporter is a fictional teleportation machine. I love traveling by air. The sound and view of an airplane taking off from a runway always make me smile :) The feeling of arrival, the feeling of upcoming adventure, is the most exciting feeling a traveler can experience… The important part is to do not spoil it in the air …

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