Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade, Serbia

  The capital of Serbia, Belgrade, boasts that it is the number one party city in the world. Foreigners are quite often astonished by a large number of youths sitting at bars around noon, during working hours.  Photo by WHLTravel

Hill of Crosses, Lithuania

Hill of Crosses, Lithuania

  The Hill of Crosses is a site of pilgrimage about 12 km north of the city of Šiauliai, in northern Lithuania. Nobody knows exactly how the practice of placing crosses on the hill came about but it is believed that the first crosses were placed on the former Jurgaičiai or Domantai hill fort after the 1831 Uprising. The exact ...

Krak des Chevaliers, Syria

Krak des Chevaliers, Syria

  Krak des Chevaliers is a Crusader castle in Syria, east of Tartus, and is considered one of the most important preserved medieval castles in the world. The site was first inhabited in the 11th century by a settlement of Kurds; as a result it was known as Hisn al Akrad, meaning the “Castle of the Kurds”. In 1142 it ...

Kuldiga, Latvia

Kuldiga, Latvia

Kuldiga brick bridge is the third tallest brick bridge in Europe. It was built from the 1873rd and 1874th. Photo by Mary