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Galle Fort in Sri Lanka

Published: 8 February, 2022 seen 27

Galle Fort is located in the Bay of Galle on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka. The port was built first in 1588 by the Portuguese, then extensively fortified by the Dutch during the 17th century from 1649 onwards. It is a historical, archaeological…

Gori Railway Station

Published: 7 February, 2022 seen 20

Gori Railway Station, a small stop on the Georgian Railway line, is an intermediate station on the Tbilisi-Batumi route which sees more than a dozen trains passing through each day.  Whether you are looking to travel to Gori from Tbilisi by train or…

Cinnamon Bey Beruwala Hotel Review

Published: 3 February, 2022 seen 36

Surrounded by coconut trees and vast green lawns, Cinnamon Bey features bright and spacious rooms with a private balcony. It provides an outdoor pool and 6 on-site food and beverage options. We booked this 5-star hotel at the start of January 2022,…

Viharamahadevi Park Colombo

Published: 1 February, 2022 seen 14

Viharamahadevi Park, formerly Victoria Park, is a public park located in Cinnamon Gardens, Colombo, situated in front of the colonial-era Town Hall in Sri Lanka. We had a chance to discover this lovely park and try some mango drinks in the park at…

Gorijvari

Published: 31 January, 2022 seen 22

The ancient church called ‘’Gorijvari’’ stands between the Trialeti Mountains and the river bank of Mtkvari close to the Gori town in Georgia. The church was named after Saint Georges, which was originally built in the 12th century.  It was burned…

Tsunami Honganji Vihara

Published: 28 January, 2022 seen 27

Tsunami Honganji Vihara is a Buddhist Monument in Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka We discovered this place at the start of January 2022 while taking a local driver for a trip from our hotel in Bentota to Galle. Our driver told us the tragic story about Tsunami…

Barberyn Lighthouse

Published: 27 January, 2022 seen 33

Barberyn Lighthouse (also known as Beruwala Lighthouse) is a lighthouse located on Barberyn Island some 800 meters offshore from the town of Beruwala on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka. I noticed Barveryn Lighthouse from our hotel (Cinnamon Bey…

Gori Fortress

Published: 26 January, 2022 seen 60

Gori Fortress is a medieval citadel in Georgia, situated above the city of Gori on a rocky hill. I've visited Gori several times, and several times have seens this impressive fortress, once I even made a nice photography with impressive warrior…

Colombo Town Hall

Published: 25 January, 2022 seen 14

The Town Hall of Colombo is the headquarters of the Colombo Municipal Council and the office of the Mayor of Colombo. Built-in front of the Viharamahadevi Park, Colombo, Sri Lanka, it is the meeting place for the elected municipal council. I…

Pshavi's Champions Natakhtari Restaurant

Published: 21 January, 2022 seen 19

Pshavi's Champions is another awesome roadside restaurant located in the village of Natakhari (Gudauri highway) We love coming to this area for dinner and have discovered already a few Natakhtari restaurants so far. We were jsut returned from Sri…

Hilton Colombo Residence Apartment Review

Published: 20 January, 2022 seen 35

Located in the heart of Colombo city, Hilton Colombo Residence offers rooms and suites with panoramic views of the city, harbor, or the Indian Ocean. Boasting an outdoor pool, it also has a fitness center, squash court, and tennis court. We booked a…

Seema Malaka Buddhist temple in Colombo

Published: 18 January, 2022 seen 60

Seema Malaka is a Buddhist temple in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The temple is mainly used for meditation and rest, rather than for worship. Situated in Beira Lake, the temple was originally constructed in the late 19th century. Seema Malaka is a part of…

Hotel Marino Beach Colombo

Published: 14 January, 2022 seen 62

Marino Beach Colombo has a restaurant, outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, and bar in Colombo. 2.4 km from Galle Face Beach and 1.7 km from U.S. Embassy, the property offers a garden and a terrace. The accommodation features a 24-hour front desk…

Gangaramaya Temple in Colombo

Published: 13 January, 2022 seen 36

Gangaramaya Temple is one of the most important temples in Colombo, Sri Lanka, being a mix of modern architecture and cultural essence. Located on the Beira Lake, it was completed in the late 19th century. We were for the second day in Colombo, at…

Madu Ganga River Boat Safari

Published: 12 January, 2022 seen 36

Madu Ganga river boat safari is a fun and pretty easy attraction in Balapitiya, Sri Lanka We booked a tour on Madu Ganga (and a few other destinations) from a local guy at our hotel's beach (Taj Bentota Resort & Spa). We agreed to pay 8,000 Sri…

Hamad International Airport

Published: 11 January, 2022 seen 21

Hamad International Airport is the sole international airport in the state of Qatar, and the home of Qatar’s flag carrier airline, Qatar Airways. Located south of its capital, Doha, it replaced the nearby Doha International Airport as Qatar's…

The Grand Documentary of 2021

Published: 7 January, 2022 seen 25

From more than 235 GB of footage (1409 short clips per year), I was able to produce about 48 minutes long documentary.  As every year - the documentary is made in a style of a home video, filmed with a DSLR camera, DJI Mavic drone and since April I'…

Šaha Kluba Apartmenti Kuldīga

Published: 6 January, 2022 seen 17

Šaha kluba apartmenti is a beautiful place to stay in Kuldiga and enjoy the unbeatable atmosphere of the old city and its surroundings, which is recognized as one of the Top 10 tourist attractions in Latvia.   Apartments are located in a renovated…

Paint job for Bedroom and Kitchen

Published: 29 December, 2021 seen 87

Today early morning I checked out of the lovely Šaha klubs apartments in Kuldīga to come and paint our Vilgāle apt. While driving to Vilgāle my fiance proposed we could prebook such lovely apartments in Kuldīga for the Summer Festival - I had to…

Paint Job at Vilgāle apt

Published: 28 December, 2021 seen 26

It is already more than one year since I first opened doors at the Vilgāle apt and saw what have I bought at an online auction.  during the past year, we have done a lot, removed walls, floors, built new walls, ceilings, and even floors. Now we are…

Holiday Season

Published: 24 December, 2021 seen 31

The holiday season in Tbilisi - or another awesome weekend has been recorded and sealed in our tapes - Fun at Tbilisi Golf club, picnic in the footsteps of Shavnabada monastery, and Christmas pre-party with Latvian Sunday School. Ho-Ho-Ho! Enjoy and…

Paint Job for Tbilisi Office 3.0 Part 1

Published: 14 December, 2021 seen 41

At the start of December 2021, my better part decided its time to upgrade her company office to a more spacious and one.  The new office is located just a few hundred meters away from the previous one, but unlike the previous one, the new office…

Shavnabada Monastery

Published: 13 December, 2021 seen 35

Shavnabada Monastery is a medieval Georgian Orthodox monastic complex that is located upon Shavnabada Mountain, approximately 30 km away from Tbilisi, Georgia. I have been noticed this monastery atop of the hill in the past, mostly when driving to…

Mountain Biking At Birtvisi Canyon

Published: 10 December, 2021 seen 30

Mountain biking at Birtvisi canyon / or after a long pause I took some drone footage again. Also, now I know the shortcut on how to get here in some 30-40 minutes from Tbilisi (via Amlevi). December 5, 2021

Vilgāle apt update: Wall Plastering

Published: 9 December, 2021 seen 14

Another week have passed and I got the latest images from the Vilgåle apt renovation works. This time contractors have finished drywall works and have plastered walls and finished electricity works. The end is so close I can even feel it. Kitchen…

Vet House Hotel and Hospital in Tbilisi

Published: 7 December, 2021 seen 65

Vet House is a 24-hour hospital with all kinds of veterinary services, a hotel for pets, a rehabilitation center, grooming, a zoo shop, a veterinary pharmacy, and a school for future doctors.  Vet House is located on Adam Mitskevichi Street 70,…

Center for Immunization and Prevention in Tbilisi

Published: 6 December, 2021 seen 101

Center for Immunization and Prevention in Tbilisi is located on Tashkent street 10a. My first visit here happened after a stray dog bit me in the leg, and being afraid of rabies I asked my partner what should I do. She called to our insurance…

The Grand Documentary of 2020

Published: 3 December, 2021 seen 42

From more than 111 GB of footage (1295 short clips per year), I was able to produce about 1 hour 30 minutes long documentary As every year - documentary, a home video style, filmed with a DSLR camera, and since July, the novelty is the drone The…

Vilgāle apt update: Doors, drywall, electricity

Published: 30 November, 2021 seen 30

Again a few weeks have passed and I got the latest images from the Vilgåle apt renovation. This time contractors have almost finished drywall works and are ready for plastering and finishing electricity works. The end is so close I can even feel it…

Latvian National Opera

Published: 19 November, 2021 seen 34

The Latvian National Opera and Ballet is an opera house and opera company at Aspazijas boulevard 3 in Riga. Its repertoire includes performances of opera and ballet presented during the season which lasts from mid-September to the end of May.…