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111 Countries Visited by
Kryss Katsiavriades

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When
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Location
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111 Kosovo
2014
Prizren
The centre of the old town with the 16th century Ura e Gurit (Stone Bridge).
110 Malta
2014
Mdina
Stone balconies.
109 Qatar
2013
Doha
The Corniche of Doha by night.
108 Uganda
2013
Bwindi National Park
Young gorilla in a tree.
107 Liechtenstein
2013
Balzers
Gutenberg Castle
View of Gutenberg Castle from the edge of town.
106 Australia
2012
Uluru Kata-Tjuta National Park
Uluru
Since 1993 the monolith has had dual names: Uluru / Ayres Rock.
105 Armenia
2011
Lake Sevan
Sevanavank
Lighting candles in the Astvatsatsin Church.
104 Georgia
2011
Military Highway
Kazbegi
Tsminda Sameba Church
The Tsminda Sameba church and Mount Kazbegi (5033m).
103 Azerbaijan
2011
Sheki
Nukha Fortress
Xan Serai
The Xan Serai is the 18th century palace of Haji Chelabi.
102 Ethiopia
2011
Lalibela
Bet Giyorgis
The rock hewn church of Bet Giyorgis stands in a pit of excavated rock.
101 Bahrain
2010
Muharraq Island
Sheikh Isa Bin Ali House
Detail of an intricately carved wooden door.
100 Iran
2010
Esfahan
Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque
The cavernous prayer hall beneith the dome.
99 Moldova
2009
Orheiul Vechi
Clifftop structures mark the location of the 13th century cave monastery at Orheiul Vechi.
98 Ukraine
2009
Kiev
Monastery of the Caves
The Trinity Gate Church is the 12th century entrance to the Monastery of the Caves in Kiev.
97 Monaco
2009
Monaco
Monte Carlo
The famous Casino at Monte Carlo.
96 Uzbekistan
2008
Samarkand
Registan
Ulugbek Madressa
The madressa is the oldest structure in the Registan, dating from 1420, and built by Ulugbek, the grandson of Timur.
95 Tajikistan
2008
Khorog
Afghan Market
Women at the market.
94 Kyrgyzstan
2008
Sari Tash
Rural scene overlooked by the Pamir Mountains.
93 Kazakhstan
2008
Zharma
Islamic cemetary north of Zharma. The steppe is dotted with many examples.
92 Yemen
2008
Wadi Dhahr
Dar al-Hajar
The Dar al-Hajar (Rock Palace).
91 Oman
2008
Muscat
Old City
The Al-Mirani Fort (1580s) overlooks a tiled mosque.
90 Montenegro
2006
Kotor
Kotor is set in a Europe's most southerly fjord.
89 Albania
2006
Kruja
Kruja Fort
Watchtower at the fort.
88 Macedonia
2006 2014
Ohrid
Sveti Jovan at Kaneo Church
The 13th Century Sveti Jovan at Kaneo Church at Lake Ohrid.
87 Bulgaria
2006
Rila Monastery
Rila Monastery was founded in 927 AD.
The Nativity Church is set in a multi-cloistered irregularly shaped courtyard.
86 Lithuania
2005
Vilnius
Old City
Curved narrow street.
85 Latvia
2005
Riga
1940s style cafe.
84 Finland
2005
Turku
Turku Castle
Turku Castle was founded in 1280 and once guarded Finland's former capital.
83 Estonia
2005
Tallinn
Raekojaplats
Raekojaplats (town hall square) dates from the 11th Century.
82 Tunisia
2004
Monastir
The Mausoleum of Habib Bourguiba, Tunisia's first president, in Monastir.
81 Namibia
2002
Namib Desert
Sossusvlei
The 197m high sand dune at Sossusvlei in the Namib Desert.
80 Botswana
2002
Okavango Delta
Boy on a mokorro in the Okavango Delta.
79 Tanzania
2001
Serengeti
Lion in the Serengeti Plains.
78 Kenya
2001
South Kenya
Maasai herdsmen in the south of Kenya.
77 Zambia
2001 2002
Mosi-o-Tunya National Park
White Rhino by the Zambezi River.
76 Zimbabwe
2001 2002
Zimbabwe
Imba Huru
The entrance to the 11th Century Imba Huru.
75 South Africa
2001 2002
Boschendal
The Dutch style manor house at Boschendal dates from 1812.
Boschendal is a large wine growing estate.
74 Bosnia Hercegovina
2000 2014
Mostar
Stari Most
Stari Most is an Ottoman bridge dating from 1566.
73 Croatia
2000 2006 2014
Dubrovnik
The view over the old city of Dubrovnik from its walls.
72 Slovenia
2000 2006
Ljubljana
The famous Triple Bridge in Ljubljana.
71 Slovakia
2000
Bratislava
The courtyard of the old town hall in Bratislava.
70 Portugal
1999
Lisbon
Tiled houses in the Alfama district of Lisbon.
69 Uruguay
1998
Fray Bentos
El Anglo Museum
The El Anglo Museum is on the site of the old British meat packing factory.
68 Paraguay
1998
Jesus
Jesus Mission
Ruins of the main church.
67 Argentina
1998
Buenos Aires
La Boca
La Boca is a colourful district of tango bars.
66 Brazil
1998
Iguazu Falls (Brazil)
Iguaçu means "great waters" in the local Guarani language.
65 Venezuela
1998
Gran Sabana
Canaima
Canaima is surrounded by tepuis.
64 Norway
1997
Naeroyfjord
Naeroyfjord, the narrowest in Norway.
63 Sweden
1997
Stockholm
Wooden carvings from the WASA ship which sunk on its maiden voyage in the 17th Century.
62 Denmark
1997
Copenhagen
The Nyhavn Canal in Copenhagen, famous for its herring bars.
61 El Salvador
1995
Coatepeque Lake
Coatepeque Lake, set in an ancient volcanic crater, is 6km wide.
60 Honduras
1995
Copan
Mayan ball court in the archaeological site of Copan.
59 Nicaragua
1995
Granada (Nicaragua)
Street scene with horse carriage in Granada.
58 Costa Rica
1995
Monteverde
Hummingbird in the cloud forest.
57 Panama
1995
Boquette
Horseman in the coffee-growing region of Boquette.
56 Colombia
1995
Villa De Leyva
Villa De Leyva (2140m) is a pretty colonial town.
55 Ecuador
1995
Galapagos Islands
Fernandina
Cumbre Volcano
Lava flowing into the sea.
54 Peru
1995
Nazca
Nazca Lines
The Hummingbird is 50m long and dates from 3rd Century BC.
53 Bolivia
1994
Lake Titicaca (Bolivia)
Grazing animals overlooking Lake Titicaca, the world's highest navigable lake at 4000m.
52 Chile
1994
San Pedro de Atacama
Salar de Atacama
Flamingos against a volcano at the Salar de Atacama salt flats in northern Chile.
51 San Marino
1994
San Marino
Cloudy street scene in this tiny mountain state, surrounded by Italy. San Marino is Europe's oldest republic.
50 Cambodia
1992
Angkor
Angkor Thom
A relief carving showing the preparation of food on the walls of the 10th century Bayon Temple at Angkor Thom.
49 Vietnam
1992
Halong Bay
The spectacular Halong Bay north of Hanoi.
48 Luxembourg
1992
Luxembourg
View over the old city state of Luxembourg.
47 Guatemala
1991 1995
Lake Atitlan
Panajachel
Woman wearing the distinctive head-dress of Santa Catarina.
46 Belize
1991 1995
The Cayes
Geoff's Caye
A manatee (sea cow) in the sea off the coast of Belize.
45 Mexico
1991 1995
Chiapas
Palenque
Temple of the Inscriptions
The magnificent Temple of the Inscriptions is the highlight of Mayan architecture.
44 United States of America
1991
California
Los Angeles
Universal Studios
Large parking lot outside the studio.
43 Bangladesh
1990
Pahapur
Harvesting jute.
42 United Arab Emirates
1990 2008
Dubai
The historical Bastakia district in Dubai has merchants' houses with wind cooling towers dating from the 1930s.
41 Gibraltar
1990
Gibraltar Town
The Rock of Gibraltar dominates the small British colony at the narrowest part of the Mediterranean Sea.
40 Spain
1990 1999
Granada (Spain)
Alhambra Palace
The beautiful Moorish style Alhambra Palace. The south of Spain was once ruled by the Moors of Morocco.
39 Macao
Returned to China in 1999
1988
Macao
Sao Paolo
Children at the Sao Paolo Cathedral.
38 China
1988 1990 2009 2012
Guangxi
Yangshuo County
Rural scene with limestone hills, bamboo, and a river.
37 Hong Kong
Returned to China in 1997
1988
Kowloon
Busy street scene in Kowloon, once a British colony.
36 Taiwan
1988
Taipei
Tomb of Chiang Kai Shek
Memorial for former ruler, Chiang Kai Shek.
35 South Korea
1988
Kyongju
Newly married couple at Anapji Pond in Kyongju.
34 Japan
1988
Hiroshima
Hiroshima Castle. This was rebuilt after being destroyed by the atom bomb in 1945.
33 Philippines
1988
Luzon
Cagsawa
The steeple is all that is left of Cagsawa Church after an eruption by Mayon Volcano in 1814.
32 Vatican City
1987 1994
Sistine Chapel
The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, painted by Michelangelo. The Vatican City is the world's smallest republic, totally surrounded by Italy but separate from it.
31 Egypt
1986
Luxor
Temple of Hatshepsut
Looking down on the Temple of Hatshepsut in Thebes, built around 1480 BC. Hatshepsut was one of ancient Egypt's few queens.
30 Israel / Palestine
Including the Golan Heights (Syria) and the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and Gaza
1986
Hebron
Harem-el-Halil, the tomb of Abraham and other patriarchs in Hebron. This is a holy site for Jews, Christians and Muslims.
29 Jordan
1986
Petra
Bedouin nomads amongst the ruins.
28 Syria
1986
Palmyra
The city was once ruled by one of the ancient world's rare queens, Zenobia.
27 Turkey
1986 2006
Lake Van
Akdamar Island
The 10th century Armenian church on Akdamar Island, Lake Van, in Eastern Turkey.
26 Morocco
1985 1990
Fez
Royal Palace
The Royal Palace at Fez.
25 Pakistan
1983
Sindh
Sehwan Sharif
A Sindhi musician at the shrine of Sehwan Sharif.
24 India
1983 1989 1995
Jammu and Kashmir
Srinagar
Dal Lake
The beautiful Dal Lake.
23 Nepal
1983 1990
Annapurna Trek
Jhang Khola Valley
A Tibetan horseman.
22 Myanmar
Formerly known as Burma
1983
Pagan
Dhammayangyi Temple
The Dhammayangyi Temple was built in 1160.
21 Thailand
1983 1988 1992
Ayutthaya
Buddhist monks at Wat Na Phra Meru (1503).
20 Malaysia
1983 1992
Marang
The idyllic East Coast fishing village of Marang.
19 Indonesia
1983 1992
Sumatra
Bukittinggi
Beautiful rice terraces near Bukittinggi.
18 Singapore
1983 1992
Singapore
A crane at Jarong Bird Park.
17 Sri Lanka
1983
Polonnaruwa
The stone carved Reclining Buddha in Polonnaruwa, one of Sri Lanka's ancient cities.
16 Czechoslovakia
Broke up into two separate states in 1993
Czech Republic
1982

2000 2013

Prague
A misty Charles Bridge in the beautiful city of Prague.
15 Hungary
1982 2009
Budapest
Parliament Building
The Parliament building by the banks of the Danube.
14 Romania
1982 1986 2009
Transylvania
Bran Castle
Bran Castle in Transylvania dates from 1382 and is perched on a hilly outcrop.
13 Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
Broke up into fifteen separate states in 1991
Russia
1982

2005 2008

Moscow
Red Square
St Basil's Cathedral
The Cathedral was built between 1555 and 1561 by Ivan the Terrible to celebrate a victory against the Tartars.
12 Poland
1982 2000 2005
Warsaw
The statue of the famous Polish astronomer, Nicholas Copernicus, in Warsaw.
11 East Germany
Absorbed by Germany in 1990
1982
East Berlin
The cobbled streets of Museum Island.
10 Cyprus
1981
Agabnu
The Greek mountain village of Agabnu, birthplace of my mother.
9 Belgium
1974 1982 1992
Bruges
Typical scene in Bruges, city of canals.
8 Netherlands
1974 1975 1982 1992
Delft
A typical windmill in a street in Delft, a town famous for its ceramic tiles.
7 West Germany
Became Germany in 1990
Germany
1974 1982

1992 2013

Munich
Isator Gate.
6 Austria
1974 1982 2000 2011 2013
Vienna
Schonbrunn Palace
The Schonbrunn Palace was once the home of the Hapsburg monarchs.
5 Greece
1974 1977 1981 1986 2014
Athens
Agora
The philosopher, Socrates taught in the Thession.
4 Yugoslavia
Broke up into seven separate states (1990-2008)
Serbia
1974 1981

2006 2014

Belgrade
Kalemegdan Citadel
The Clocktower Gate.
3 Switzerland
1974 1981 1987 1991
Sion
The Alpine town of Sion.
2 France
1974 1976 1981 1982 1991 2005 2009 2012 2014
Cagnes
Renoir House
The hilltop town of Haut Cagnes viewed from the painter's garden.
1 Italy
1973 1974 1981 1987 1994 2014
Venice
St Mark's Square
St Mark's Basilica
Detail of the spectacular mosaics in the interior of St Mark's Basilica.

All travel photographs © 1973 - 2014 KryssTal

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