Wandering the back streets of Prague, it’s easy to forget you’re in a bustling city. Prague is like that – busy in one street but quiet and residential in another.
Legends about mermaids have persisted throughout the ages and in various cultures. I wonder what it was about fish that made people think that a half-human half-fish creature could be a possibility.
Prague’s lengthy promenades along the river Vltava are one of the most under-rated features of the city. Walking along them provides you with a great view of the city’s main areas and features
Fort St Angelo guarding the harbour. This is a quintessential view of Malta from the capital, Valletta. Many assume that the Knights built it for the Great Siege of Malta, but this is not correct.
Gargoyles are a common feature on Gothic or medieval buildings. They are primarily meant to ensure water does not trickle down masonry, but some of them are merely decorative.