Category : Nona Hora

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 While working on the book, I found some unpublished street photos taken in Hanoi, Vietnam.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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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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