Following are a number of photos I took at a recently abandoned Yugoslavian – era hotel in Montenegro. The hotel is no longer in operation but there is some indication […]
I snapped a photograph of this somewhat demented-looking thumbs – up chef statue outside a fish restaurant in Budva, Montenegro. It became apparent that the thumbs-up was likely in […]
Here’s a photo of a bit of Montenegrin coast. The trees are a mix of Pinus halepensis, Cupressus, and few Quercus spp, with an understory of Viburnum tinus and […]
And below, two photos of a castle wall at dawn. The photo below was taken in the late evening, when color photo begin to look black and white.
A confusing photo I took in Austria, about a month ago.
I was in Venice, Italy a few weeks ago, wandering around one early evening / late afternoon in somewhat dreary weather. There was a noticeable absence of people down many […]
Here’s an especially good example of a dry-laid stone wall, impeccably fit together and built generations ago… Unfortunately you don’t see this level of high-quality work being done around […]
According the the Encyclopedia Britannica there are around 300 species of asparagus worldwide, 15 of which can be found in the Mediterranean region. Asparagus prostratus, once considered to be a […]
Yesterday afternoon I spotted a few emerging wild asparagus shoots while walking through an olive grove. Wild asparagus is classified as Asparagus prostratus and thought to be a separate […]
Here are a few photos from last week in Kotor, Montenegro….
Here are a few photos I took while wandering around Zagreb a few days ago.
I am the blue dot…
The praying mantis (Mantis religiosa) is a close relative of the cockroach. I believe this is that species, also known as the European Mantis. Always an interesting insect to look […]