Off-the-Beaten-Track Estonia: Amari Pilot Cemetery

Off-the-Beaten-Track Estonia: Amari Pilot Cemetery

Not far from the partly submerged and now abandoned Rummu Prison, there is a small cemetery containing some rather unusual tail fin gravestones. The area is home to a large airbase which hosts the NATO-backed Baltic air-policing mission, an air defence system put in...
Pre-Storm Photography at the Iron Fountain in Gyumri, Armenia

Pre-Storm Photography at the Iron Fountain in Gyumri, Armenia

Searching for Gyumri’s iron fountain and discovering the surrounding neighbourhood While taking a stroll around Gyumri, Armenia’s second-largest city, we walked into the eye of the most incredible storm. It was late afternoon and we were on the outskirts, heading in...
Off-the-Beaten-Track Abkhazia: Pitsunda Resort

Off-the-Beaten-Track Abkhazia: Pitsunda Resort

Exploring the resort town of Pitsunda on the Black Sea Coast During our stay in the small but rather pleasant Abkhazian capital, Sukhumi, we used to visit the same canteen for breakfast each morning. The (predominately) elderly (and friendly) waitresses all had...

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