Riga, the beautiful capital of Latvia bears several signatures of History. The 1905 revolution monument in Riga remembers January 13, 1905 when peaceful demonstrators were attacked by Russian military force near the River Daugava. They were killed by bullets and others fell... Continue Reading →
Oslo’s Vigeland Park, is the largest sculpture park in the world by a single artist, boasting over 212 pieces made from bronze and granite by Norwegian sculptor Gustav Vigeland. The sculptor's stone statue is also crafted in the immediate south of the park. Vigeland lived and worked at his studio until his death and his ashes are still... Continue Reading →
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We reached Oslo in a cloudy morning and walked to our hotel. Fortunately the hotel was in a good location in central Oslo and opera house is only in a walking distance f. We walked there with the app map.me and found the magnificent architecture of Operahuset. It is operated by Statsbygg, a government agency... Continue Reading →
Whenever you think of European capital cities, the visual of palaces and castles come into mind, the baroque, neo-baroque and neo-classicism architectures to blow your mind away! Copenhagen is no exception, it houses more than 5 palaces, some used as Government buildings, some are the residence of the royals.. We were able to visit two... Continue Reading →
Strasbourg is a beautiful city in the bank of Rhine river close to the French German border. As my husband had a lecture in Europlanet week in International space university in Strasbourg, we landed up there for a week. Though I took a break and went to Stuttgart in between, but that is another story.... Continue Reading →
Gangaramya temple is the most visited religious destination in Colombo . Situated not far from the placid waters of Beira Lake , it has a Vihara (temple), the Cetiya (Pagada) the Bodhitree, the Vihara Mandiraya, the Seema malaka (assembly hall for monks) and the Relic Chamber. In addition, a museum, a library, a residential... Continue Reading →
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We reached Salzburg in a flix bus at 11 o'clock in a cloudy day. We had time till 8 because I did not know about the Db Bahn trains which runs on the same price as bus. We took a city pass and hopped on a bus which dropped us in the salzburg main square.... Continue Reading →