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Travelled to Eastern Europe... arriving from Seoul (South Korea), then travelled to/through; Istanbul (Turkey), Veliko Taravo (Bulgaria), Bucharest, Brasvo, Sighisoara, Sibiu (Romania), Budapest, Esztergom, Eger (Hungary), Prague (Czech Republic), Tirana (Albania), Skopje (Macedonia), Sofia, Plovdiv (Bulgaria), Istanbul (Turkey) and back home via Seoul (South Korea).






Galata Bridge
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Strolling across the famous Galata Bridge, Istanbul, Turkey.






Patriarchal Cathedral
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The medieval Patriarchal Cathedral in the fortress of Tsarevets in the "Village of Kings", Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria.






Bucharest Evening
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Late evening in downtown Bucharest, Romania.






Brasov Square
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The lively square in tourist friendly Brasov, Transylvania, Romania.






Dracula's Castle
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The alleged castle of infamous 'Vlad the Impaler' aka 'Count Dracula', Bran, Transylvania, Romania.






Citadel Clock Tower
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In the medieval Transylvanian town, Sighisoara, Transylvania, Romania.






Saxon Cemetery
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Medieval 13th century Saxon cemetery attached to the oldest UNESCO listed fortified church in the region, Viscri, Transylvania, Romania.






Saxon Streets
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Traditional Transylvanian Saxon houses in the streets of UNESCO listed Biertan, Transylvania, Romania.






Sibiu Solstice
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Locals share their atmospheric old town with a winter make-over ready for the production of a movie, Sibiu, Transylvania, Romania.






The Danube
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Cruising down the Danube past the impressive Hungarian Parliament building in beautiful Budapest, Hungary.






Esztergom Streets
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This small historical border town is particularly significant for Catholics with it's huge Bazilika, Esztergom, Hungary.






"Valley of Maidens"
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In the famed wine growing region and spa town, you'll find the "Valley of Maidens" where you can sample and buy a variety of local wines, Eger, Hungary.






Spooky Clock Tower
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A spooky gothic clock tower from my hotel balcony, Prague, Czech Republic.






Pražský Hrad
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The massive bohemian Pražský Hrad Castle on a gloomy night, Prague, Czech Republic.






Taking the Piss
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Controversial sculptor David Černý's Proudy', two men pissing into a pool the shape of the Czech Republic, outside the Kafka Museum, Prague, Czech Republic.






Kruja Views
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Nestled into the hills an hour north of Tirana is the spectacular village of Kruja where you'll find a historical castle, interesting bazaar and awesome views, Kruja, Albania.






St Nedelya Church
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St Nedelya Church is a medieval Orthodox church dating back to the 10th century and a landmark in the city centre Sofia, Bulgaria.






Blue Mosque
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The famous 15th century Sultan Ahmed Mosque (aka Blue Mosque), Istanbul, Turkey.






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