Pakistan, March 2022

Karachi

Karachi is the financial hub and largest city of Pakistan with a population of 14.9 million people. Located on the Arabian Sea, it is home to the country’s two largest seaports. It is Pakistan’s most cosmopolitan city and is diverse linguistically, ethnically, and religiously.

Wednesday, 2nd March 2022

Tony outside the main entrance to the Mohatta Palace. The palace was built in 1927, as the summer home of Shivratan Mohatta, a wealthy Hindu businessman. He was only able to enjoy the building for about two decades before the partition of India, after which he left Karachi for the new state of India. The palace was then acquired by the Government of Pakistan and later turned into a museum. The building is styled in the tradition of the stone palaces found in the Indian state of Rajasthan. The exterior is a mixture of pink Jodhpur stone and the local yellow stone from nearby Gizri. The design includes several domes on the roof and many intricate details around the façades.
Tony outside the main entrance to the Mohatta Palace. The palace was built in 1927, as the summer home of Shivratan Mohatta,

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Tunisia, December 2021

Tunis

Tunis is the capital and largest city of Tunisia. The greater urban area around Tunis, known as Grand Tunis, has a population of 2,700,000 people. The city is situated in the north-east of the country on the Mediterranean Gulf of Tunis.

Wednesday, 1st December 2021

Doorway into the Auberge El Medina hostel, where Tony stayed, located in the old Medina of Tunis. The decorative double doorway is painted yellow with simple geometric patterns made-up of metal studs. This style of doorway is common on old buildings in Tunisia. The pattern on each door is unique.
Doorway into the Auberge El Medina hostel, where Tony stayed, located in the old Medina of Tunis. The decorative double doorway is painted yellow with simple geometric patterns made-up of metal studs.

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Dartmouth Castle, Devon, England, August 2021

Wednesday, 4th August 2021

Tony outside the entrance to Dartmouth Castle. The ticket office and shop can be seen in the background. This concrete building dates from World War Two and originally housed a gun position used to guard shipping passing along the Dart Estuary below. It has a crenellated roof intended to disguise it as a medieval turret.
Tony outside the entrance to Dartmouth Castle. The ticket office and shop can be seen in the background. This concrete building dates from World War Two and originally housed a gun position used to guard shipping passing along the Dart Estuary below. It has a crenellated roof intended to disguise it as a medieval turret.

Dartmouth Castle is an artillery fort overlooking the mouth of the Dart Estuary in Devon,

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Denmark, September 2021

Kronborg Castle, Helsingor

Friday, 17th September 2021

Tony and Tatiana standing under the arch of the entrance gate at Kronborg Castle. Beyond there is a substantial brick retaining wall with a moat hidden in front. Behind this the castle itself can be clearly seen with a large turret or tourelle projecting prominently from the corner of the roof.
Tony and Tatiana standing under the arch of the entrance gate at Kronborg Castle. Beyond there is a substantial brick retaining wall with a moat hidden in front. Behind this the castle itself can be clearly seen with a large turret or tourelle projecting prominently from the corner of the roof.

Kronborg Castle is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is considered one of the most important Renaissance castles in Northern Europe.

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Odense, Denmark, September 2021

Odense is considered the third-largest city in Denmark. It’s the main city of the island of Funen (Danish: Fyn) in Southern Denmark. By road, Odense is located 45 kilometres (28 miles) north of Svendborg, 144 kilometres (89 miles) to the south of Aarhus and 167 kilometres (104 miles) to the southwest of Copenhagen. Hans Christian Andersen, who’s best known for his writings of fairy tales, was born in, and spent his early childhood, in Odense.

Photos taken by local journalist, Simon Staun.

Saturday,

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