Pazaislis Monastery, Lithuania

Pazaislis Monastery, Lithuania

16 JUNE, 2017   Pazaislis Monastery, Lithuania Nestled neatly atop ‘Peace Mountain’ on a peninsular of the Kaunas Reservoir in Lithuania sits the magnificent baroque Pazaislis Monastery. I recently had cause to be driving through the Baltic states and came across...
Rakvere Castle, Estonia

Rakvere Castle, Estonia

12 JUNE, 2017 Rakvere Castle, Estonia.   The video below shows the ruins of Rakvere Castle, which lie in rural Estonia at a valuable hill-top site inhabited since the 3rd Century AD.   The castle sits at the very crossroads of the Baltics, Scandinavia, and...
Exploring the Blue Mountains: a micro-documentary

Exploring the Blue Mountains: a micro-documentary

2 JUNE, 2017 The Blue Mountains: a micro-documentary So here is a vlog rather than a blog this time – my own take on the concept of micro-documentary. Typically 2-3 minutes long, these short, factual films are finding a life of their own due to the newer and...
The World’s only Ice Music Festival: Geilo, Norway

The World’s only Ice Music Festival: Geilo, Norway

13 FEBRUARY, 2017 The World’s only Ice Music Festival: Geilo, Norway February 2017 sees the 12th consecutive Ice Music Festival being held in Geilo, Norway. Originally conceived by eminent Norwegian percussionist Terje Isungset in 2006, this isn’t simply...