Category Archives: City

St Aleksander Nevsky Cathedral

The architect who build St Nicholas’ Russian Orthodox church was being supervised by A Smirnov, who was building the Aleksander Nevsky Cathedral a few blocks away.  This is a Bulgarian Orthodox cathedral and is home to the Patriarch of Bulgaria.

St Aleksander Nevsky Cathedral

The architect who build St Nicholas’ Russian Orthodox church was being supervised by A Smirnov, who was building the Aleksander Nevsky Cathedral a few blocks away.  This is a Bulgarian Orthodox cathedral and is home to the Patriarch of Bulgaria.

St Nicholas

On my first walk out in the city, found the Russian Orthodox church of St Nicholas governed by the Moscow Patriarchy.  It is a lovely little church with the most stunning gold and copper work on and around its roof.

St Nicholas

On my first walk out in the city, found the Russian Orthodox church of St Nicholas governed by the Moscow Patriarchy.  It is a lovely little church with the most stunning gold and copper work on and around its roof.

Serdica

My visit to Malta in January this year was closely followed by a trip to Sofia in Bulgaria.  As the snow has finally left the UK for the season, sifting through these pictures of a city in snow is quite

Serdica

My visit to Malta in January this year was closely followed by a trip to Sofia in Bulgaria.  As the snow has finally left the UK for the season, sifting through these pictures of a city in snow is quite

Vinally Valletta

The last place I visited during my trip to Malta was the capital, Valletta.  It was in a bit of disarray because it was between the dismantling of temporary lighting and seating equipment from the opening of its European City

Vinally Valletta

The last place I visited during my trip to Malta was the capital, Valletta.  It was in a bit of disarray because it was between the dismantling of temporary lighting and seating equipment from the opening of its European City

Mdina

As explained before, it is sometimes difficult to work out where one city ends and another begins.  Rabat Mdina are talked about as though they are the same place, or it is one place with two words of it (like

Mdina

As explained before, it is sometimes difficult to work out where one city ends and another begins.  Rabat Mdina are talked about as though they are the same place, or it is one place with two words of it (like

Catacombs

I only had time to visit one of the three Heritage Malta sites in Rabat, having only arrived there around 3pm.  I was assured by the curator of the Domus Roma, a Roman villa, that the place to visit if

Catacombs

I only had time to visit one of the three Heritage Malta sites in Rabat, having only arrived there around 3pm.  I was assured by the curator of the Domus Roma, a Roman villa, that the place to visit if

More from the Car Museum in Malta

Since last week’s post, I was asked where in Malta this museum is.  Malta isn’t that big after all, at it was a fellow car enthusiast who asked.  The answer: it’s in the basement of an apartment building in Qawra. 

More from the Car Museum in Malta

Since last week’s post, I was asked where in Malta this museum is.  Malta isn’t that big after all, at it was a fellow car enthusiast who asked.  The answer: it’s in the basement of an apartment building in Qawra.