In Malta, driving towards Valletta, you see a large obelisk amidst the many lanes of traffic fighting their way to work. This monument is Spencer Obelisk and has a connection to a future king of England.
An enigmatic cartouche of two suns watches you as you walk up to Prague’s famous Castle complex. On either end of the suns, two faces in profile look in opposite directions; between them a long-haired man gazes at you forlornly.
I recently decided to take a road trip in California. I’d been to the Sunshine State before but had only seen San Francisco – I’d been meaning to go back and see everything else. I also wanted to explore the Pacific Coast Highway. Here’s the way I planned my trip.
The Royal Garden beside the castle in Prague is a joy to behold. There is a Renaissance pavilion there which seems to have a connection to Czechia’s recent communism-tainted past.
Prague castle boasts one of the most spectacular views of the city. On your way up, you can see the Golden Apples of Greek mythology hanging above a doorway.