Istanbul, Turkey

It is unbelievable but I did visit Istanbul virtually by mistake, en route to a region that was about to explode in civil war,...

Artist Ilya Ptichkin Capturing Images of Old Moscow

Artist Ilya Ptichkin is trying to capture on canvas what remains of old Moscow.

Girl Power

Several battalions of impeccably dressed smiling ladies took part in the Victory Day military parade on Red Square.

Accidental Photos

In the morning, roughly at 7AM, while walking my doggy I  spotted these two men sitting on a bench, chatting. The identical way in which...

Stone Town, Zanzibar

Just a few photos from the capital of Zanzibar... Stone Town's famous doors. The doors were designed and built to withstand attacks involving army elephants. Click...

Waiting for Customers…

An artist on Moscow´s pedestrian Arbat street waits for customers to order their portraits.

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Street Artist and Model

The street artist and his model in Moscow's Sokolniki park.

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Moscow Street – and Yard – Art

The Moscow street art scene (to be updated).

St. Vladimir Monument

Here is the monument to St. Vladimir, the Russian ruler who brought Christianity to Russia about 1,000 years ago.

Nungwi, Northern Zanzibar

The famed beaches of Nungwi in northern Zanzibar. Click on the thumbnails to see larger images.

Exegi Monumentum Aere Perennius

They say half of the Moscow population are engaged in the security business (the other half apparently are in the stealing business), so a...
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Selfie in the Heart of Moscow

A foreign tourist makes a selfie, squatting over the round metal plaque saying this is Moscow's zero kilometer from which the distance is...

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