Monthly Archives: June 2012

Sæbø and Hjørundfjord

Runde lighthouse

Ålesund Airport, Vigra

Hydra port

Hydra (Greek: Ύδρα) is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece, located in the Aegean Sea between the Saronic Gulf and the Argolic Gulf. It is separated from the Peloponnese by narrow strip of water. In ancient times, the island was known as Hydrea (Υδρέα, derived from the Greek word for “water”), which was a […]

St Nicholas beach, Hydra

Piraeus Train Station

This shot was also photographed from the other angle 🙂 Piraeus station is the Athens-Piraeus Electric Railways (ISAP) train station in Piraeus, Greece, located approximately 9 km south-west of the centre of Athens. It is the westernmost station of ISAP and is located next to the seaport. The station was inaugurated in 1869. It is […]

Acropolis in Athens

The Acropolis of Athens (Greek: Ακρόπολη Αθηνών) is an ancient citadel located on a high rocky outcrop above the city of Athens and containing the remains of several ancient buildings of great architectural and historic significance, the most famous being the Parthenon. The word acropolis (pl. acropoleis) comes from the Greek words ἄκρον (akron, “edge, […]

Tirana Mother Theresa Airport

Tirana International Airport Nënë Tereza is Albania’s only international airport. It is commonly known as Rinas International Airport, as it is located 11 km northwest of Tirana, in the village of Rinas. In 2001, the airport was named after Mother Teresa. Tirana International Airport Nënë Tereza was constructed in a period of two years, from […]

Tirana

Tirana is the capital and the largest city of Albania. Modern Tirana was founded as an Ottoman town in 1614 by Sulejman Bargjini, a local ruler from Mullet, although the area has been continuously inhabited since antiquity. Tirana became Albania’s capital city in 1920 and has a population of 400,000, with metro area population of […]

Prishtina

Pristina/Prishtina/Priština is the capital and largest city of Kosovo. Preliminary results of the 2011 census put the population of Pristina at 198,000

Skopje

Skopje (Macedonian: Скопје) is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Macedonia with about a third of the total population. It is the country’s political, cultural, economic, and academic centre.

Bergen, Torgallmenningen

Finse

Finse is an area in the Ulvik municipality of Hordaland, Norway. The railway station at Finse (Finse Station) on the Bergensbanen at 1,222m is the highest station on the entire Norwegian railway system. Since there are no (public) roads to Finse, the railway provides the sole means of transportation to and from Finse. During summer, […]

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