Russia had been on my list for a long time, and finally made it in November 2019. I had 1 week and did the classic St Petersburg and modern Moscow, taking the Sapsang bullet train between the two iconic cities.
Until the middle of the nineteenth century, Rotterdam was a modest town in the shadow of Dordrecht, Delft and Schiedam. The dam in the river Rotte, from which the city took its name was built around 1270. The railway links … Continue reading
The Hungarian capital of Budapest was so named in 1873 when the west banks of the Danube River, Buda and Óbuda, were united with Pest on the eastern side. Known as the Pearl of Danube, the city of Budapest has … Continue reading
A 40 minute flight or an 11 hour bus ride? It was a tough choice but I opted for the aerial route from La Paz to Sucre. Architecturally this is a much more picturesque place than La Paz. The whitewashed … Continue reading
12:55pm 09-01-14 – Newark Airport, Terminal C, New Jersey Sitting at the airport gate, my South American adventure about to begin, shortly I’ll step aboard a jet plane to transport me to the capital of Peru. I’ve had a quick … Continue reading