Okay, okay…………Give up? Here’s a few last clues.


This country is the birthplace of “Aphrodite” Baths of Aphrodite I’d like to say that I took these pictures but alas my camera’s battery died and I wasn’t able to take any. But I did find several of the places that I have had the opportunity to visit. This is truly the “Island of Love”, … More Okay, okay…………Give up? Here’s a few last clues.

Ancient Architecture of Russia – Spassky Cave Church


On the banks of the Don River, in the picturesque Voronezh region of Russia lies one of the most fascinating tourist attractions this country has to offer – the Spassky Cave Church. It’s believed the first caves were dug into the cretaceous mounts of Kostomarovo before the adoption of Christianity in Russia. Hermit monks would … More Ancient Architecture of Russia – Spassky Cave Church

The East Mausoleum (Church of St. Nicholas)


When you are standing in the area where the Congregational Mosque was once built every building could be seen from this platform, the East Mausoleum being one of them. This mausoleum contains a tomb of Bolgar nobility, crowned by a traditional Eastern tent style roof. Inside the 700 year old building is an exhibit displaying … More The East Mausoleum (Church of St. Nicholas)

Kazan, Russia


This is actually not a church, it’s bell tower. The church itself sits behind it. the street in front of it was become a walking street with an open air mall feel.