Charming Ljubljana & Stunning Lake Bled

Ljubljana is a charming city that often feels more like a small town. It is easy to settle into its many cosy streets or have enjoyable strolls along its river lined with impressive Austrian style buildings. It will entice you with its appealing and welcoming feel. Not far away is the jaw dropping splendour of Lake Bled, which is an absolute must for all travelling through Slovenia.

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Split & Hvar Island

The Croatian coast is one of the most beautiful sights I’ve seen as is the attractive city of Split, with its promanandes along the waters edge. Hvar is a beautiful peaceful island where you just want to relax and let the world pass you by. As this was towards the end of my journey, I was rushing from place to place and only got a brief look at these wonderful places, so this is another photo post.

The promenade along the waterfront in Split

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Dubrovnik: Pearl Of The Adriatic

If I had the name one city my favourite on my trip it would be close but I’d say Dubrovnik. It is simply jaw-droopingly amazing. It’s so beautiful it’s no wonder the Old Town was named a UNESCO World Heritage site. However I was quite sick during my stay, probably due to the heat (it was around 35-7 degrees all day long), so this post will have less words and more photos.

Probably the best view of stunning Dubrovnik

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God And The Creation Of The Universe

One of the few (in fact probably the only) reasonable argument for the existence of a God revolves around the creation of the universe. However this is a far weaker argument than it first seems. After all God is not necessary for creation and even if he was, it still leaves numerous other problems with his/its existence. Continue reading “God And The Creation Of The Universe”

Magnificent Mostar

Mostar is an absolutely stunning town that is definitely worth visiting. It has a glorious medieval feel, a captivating and enticing river of gorgeous colours and of course, its famous bridge, a massive stone construction whose destruction came to symbolise the war in Bosnia. Meticulously reconstructed, it is now one of the most popular tourist sights in the Balkans.

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Sarajevo: Beauty Scarred By War

Although recently ravaged by war, Sarajevo has now recovered and is thriving. It’s a lively city that still retains a small town feel to it. From the bustling markets to the glistening river to the great views atop its surrounding hills, Sarajevo has a great atmosphere. However, the scars of war are still visible, with bullet ridden buildings and mortar craters on the footpaths. Sarajevo is a city embracing modernity yet hasn’t fully shaken off the ghosts of the past.

The mix in Sarajevo. A historic church beside a bullet ridden building

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Belgrade: A City With Character

Belgrade is the gritty capital of Serbia. Its streets are lined with potholes and decaying apartments. If you like large Communist apartment blocks you’ll love Belgrade because they’re everywhere. However, in a strange way these add to the city’s charm. It’s a city with character. After all isn’t the point of travel to see different places? If you want prosperity stay at home. If you want an edgy, intriguing city brimming with history with history come to Belgrade. Continue reading “Belgrade: A City With Character”