Tag Archives: architecture

Ħaġar Qim

Ħaġar Qim doorway

I was bitten by the Old Places bug back in 1987, when I first visited Ħaġar Qim in Malta. Up until then, my holidays had been all about sunbathing, eating and drinking. Not that there’s anything wrong with that, but Malta showed me that some sunny countries had amazing histories worth exploring too... [see more]

Kings Landing

Kings Landing: The Stradum, Dubrovnik, Croatia

Our third day in Dubrovnik turned out to be a Nerdfest. It hadn’t escaped our notice that Dubrovnik was one of the main locations used in the mythical drama series Game of Thrones. Being a big budget programme, Dubrovnik has been digitally enhanced quite a lot, but much of it was still easily recognisable as Kings Landing... [see more]