Wednesday, August 27, 2014


Elbasan has this core of an Old Town completely surrounded by castle walls with electrical lines criss crossing the sky. Outside the walls is the Communist city surrounded by the mountains.

I was there for a wedding

Sunday, August 24, 2014


a traditional blacksmith's workshop

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Shrewsbury-St. Mary's

St. Mary's began to be built in the 12th century as a college chapel. Now it is redundant and under the care of the Churches Conservation Trust with loads of interesting stained glass displayed.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Holy Monastery of Saint Nikolaos Anapafsas

Ιερα Μονη Αγιου Νικολαου Αναπαυσα was our first monastery. We climbed up amongst the mists and watched them burn away from the utterly peaceful roof.
little shrine at the rock's base
just the stairs left

at its foot

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Meteora in the Mists

I visited Meteora in the off-season to find a completely serene landscape, some closed monasteries, and a morning full of mist.