I do like my art (especially sculptures; as proved here and here!), however I tend to get a bit freaked out by large statues (this post has some rather terrifying examples) - apparently it's a thing (lots of people experience it - I promise!!). In particular, statues of people in / near water scare the … Continue reading Another Place
When on a short city break, it can sometimes feel like you are trying to cram everything in. One of the best ways of seeing a lot in a short space of time is to take a walking tour. Luckily, on our trip to Vienna, the hotel was offering a free walking tour of the … Continue reading Walking Tour of Vienna
One of the most striking sights around the Diocletian's Palace is the huge statue of, what appears to be, a giant wizard. We found him outside the Golden Gate of the palace, towering over the walls and surrounded by onlookers and two Roman guards (actually, two dudes in fancy dress, but who's checking?!). Despite looking … Continue reading Is that a Wizard or is he just taking a selfie?
It's one of the most mysterious locations in Egypt - so many rumours surround the tombs located in the Valley of the Kings. The final resting places of Egypt's ruling class, on the West Bank of the Nile were designed to hold everything a Pharaoh may need in the afterlife; gold, riches, pets, furniture, were … Continue reading Valley of the Kings, Egypt