Powys – Wales

Powys is a principal area in Mid Wales. It consists of the historic counties of Brecknockshire, Montgomeryshire and Radnorshire. Prior to the integration of Wales with England, Powys was one of the historic Welsh Kingdoms. One of the main North-South roads in Wales, (the A470) passes through its area, as does the famous Heart of Wales Railway Line, as does…

South Iceland – Iceland

South Iceland is the region of Iceland along the North Atlantic Ocean. Hveragerði – located in a geothermal area, less than an hour from Reykjavík by car. Eyrarbakki – beautiful old village on the south coast. Also worth visiting are nearby Stokkseyri and Þorlákshöfn.  Stokkseyri Vestmannaeyjar is the name for both a town and an archipelago just south of Iceland. TMillions of birds spend…

The Tower Bridge, London – England

Tower Bridge (not in the City) (tube: Tower Hill  CIR  DIS ), ☏ +44 20 7403-3761, ✉ enquiries@towerbridge.org.uk. Exhibition 10AM-5PM. Magnificent 19th-century bridge, decorated with high towers and featuring a drawbridge. The bridge opens several times each day to permit ships to pass through – timings are dependent on demand, and are not regularly scheduled. When Tower Bridge was built, the area to the west of…

Würzburg – Germany

Würzburg or Wuerzburg  is in Franconia, in northern Bavaria, Germany. It is the largest city in the Lower Franconia region, famous throughout Germany for its wine and as the northern end of the Romantic Road. River “Main” at Würzburg with fortress Marienberg on the hill.Würzburg Residence and Garden A city rich in history that revolves around the Franconian locality, today Würzburg is a…

Harris, Hebrides – Scotland

Lewis and Harris are a single large island in the Outer Hebrides or Western Isles of Scotland. It’s the third largest island in the British Archipelago, only Great Britain and Ireland being larger. Harris is the mountainous southern third of it, while boggy low-lying Lewis makes up the northern two-thirds. Only in modern times were they connected by road:…