Whole World

118 Countries Visited by
Kryss Katsiavriades

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Number Country
When
Visited
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Description
118 Kuwait
2019
Kuwait City : Kuwait Towers :

Kuwait Towers are the symbol of the city.

117 Canada
2019
Toronto : Old Toronto :

The Flat Iron building.

116 Iceland
2017
Golden Circle : Gullfoss :

Gullfoss double waterfall.

115 Andorra
2016
Coloma :

Santa Coloma Church dates from the 12th century.

114 Brunei
2016
Bander Seri Begawan : Omar Ali Saiffudien Mosque :

The Omar Ali Saiffudien Mosque sits next to a small lake.

113 Lebanon
2015
Chouf Mountains : Beiteddine Palace :

The beautiful courtyard of the Dar el-Wousta, the inner palace.

112 Ireland
2015
Dublin : Christchurch Cathedral :

Christchurch Cathedral is on the site of Dublin's oldest church.

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 2019
Doha : Falcon Souq :

Qatari man with falcon.

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
Northern Territory : Uluru Kata-Tjuta National Park : Uluru :

Since 1993 the monolith has had dual names: Uluru / Ayres Rock.

105 Armenia
2011
Lake Sevan : Sevanavank : Astvatsatsin Church :

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 : Naqsh-e Jahan Square : Ali Qapu Palace :

View from the terrace over the southern end of Imam Square.

99 Moldova
2009
Chisinau :

Detail of a blue domed Orthodox church in Chisinau, the capital of Moldova.

98 Ukraine
2009
Kiev : Monastery of the Caves : Trinity Gate Church :

The Trinity Gate Church is the 12th century entrance to the Monastery.

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
Siberia to Almaty Railway : 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 overlooks a tiled mosque.

90 Montenegro
2006
Kotor :

Kotor is set in Europe's most southerly fjord.

89 Albania
2006
Kruja : Kruja Fort :

Watchtower at the fort.

88 North Macedonia
Previously known as the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
2006 2014
Ohrid : Sveti Jovan at Kaneo Church :

The 13th Century Sveti Jovan at Kaneo Church at Lake Ohrid.

87 Bulgaria
2006
Rila : Rila Monastery :

Rila Monastery was founded in 927. The Nativity Church is set in a multi-cloistered irregularly shaped courtyard.

86 Lithuania
2005
Trakai : Trakai Castle :

The castle on Pilies Sala Island dates from around 1400.

85 Latvia
2005
Riga : Old Town :

St Peter's Church and the House of the Blackheads.

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 : Mausoleum of Habib Bourguiba :

The Mausoleum of Habib Bourguiba, Tunisia's first president.

81 Namibia
2002
Namib Desert : Sossusvlei : Dune 45 :

Dune 45 is 197m high.

80 Botswana
2002
Okavango Delta :

Boy on a mokorro.

79 Tanzania
2001
Serengeti National Park :

Lion blending into the Serengeti Plains.

78 Kenya
2001
Southern 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
Great Zimbabwe : Imba Huru :

The entrance to the 11th Century site.

75 South Africa
2001 2002
Winelands : 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 spectacular old city of Dubrovnik from its walls.

72 Slovenia
2000 2006
Lake Bled : Church of the Assumption :

The Church of the Assumption and Bled Castle.

71 Slovakia
2000
Bratislava : Hlavne Square : Old Town Hall :

The courtyard of the old town hall.

70 Portugal
1999
Lisbon : Alfama :

Tiled houses.

69 Uruguay
1998
Colonia del Sacramento :

Classic cars in the quiet streets of Colonia.

68 Paraguay
1998
Jesus : Jesus Mission :

Ruins of the main church.

67 Argentina
1998 2019
Buenos Aires : La Boca :

The entrance to El Caminito in 1998.

66 Brazil
1998
Parana : Iguazu Falls :

Iguazu means "great waters" in the local Guarani language.

65 Venezuela
1998
Gran Sabana : Canaima :

Canaima is surrounded by tepuis (the local word for table mountains or mesas).

64 Norway
1997
Naeroyfjord :

Naeroyfjord, the narrowest in Norway.

63 Sweden
1997
Stockholm : WASA Museum :

Wooden carvings from the WASA ship which sunk on its maiden voyage in the 17th Century.

62 Denmark
Including the Faroe Islands
1997 2015
Zealand : Copenhagen : Nyhavn :

The Nyhavn Canal is famous for its herring bars.

61 El Salvador
1995
Cerro Verde National Park : Coatepeque Lake :

Coatepeque Lake, set in an ancient volcanic crater, is 6km wide.

60 Honduras
1995
Copan : Ball Court :

The Mayan Ball Court built by King 18 Rabbit in 738 is the second largest in Central America.

59 Nicaragua
1995
Granada :

Street scene with horse carriage.

58 Costa Rica
1995
Monteverde Cloud Forest :

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 is a pretty colonial town at 2140m.

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 BCE.

53 Bolivia
1994
Lake Titicaca :

Grazing animals overlooking Lake Titicaca, the world's highest navigable lake at 4000m.

52 Chile
1994 2019
Atacama Desert : Salar de Atacama :

Flamingos against a volcano.

51 San Marino
1994 2016
San Marino :

Cloudy street scene from 1994.

50 Cambodia
1992
Angkor : Angkor Thom : Bayon Temple :

A relief carving showing the preparation of food.

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 2017
Utah : Canyonlands National Park : Mesa Arch :

Mesa Arch is the largest in the national park.

43 Bangladesh
1990
Pahapur :

Harvesting jute.

42 United Arab Emirates
1990 2008
Emirate of Dubai : Dubai : Bastakia :

The historical Bastakia district 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 2016
Andalusia : Granada : 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 : Anapji Pond :

Newly married couple.

34 Japan
1988
Kyoto : Higashi Honganji Temple :

The temple buildings are elegant and made of wood.

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
The Vatican : 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 :

The magnificent Temple of Hatshepsut.

30 Israel / Palestine
Including the Golan Heights (Syria) and the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and Gaza
1986 2019
West Bank : Hebron : Harem-el-Halil :

Harem-el-Halil contains the tomb of Abraham and other patriarchs in Hebron. This is a holy site for Jews, Christians and Muslims.

29 Jordan
1986 2019
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 :

View of the palace from the courtyard.

25 Pakistan
1983
Sindh : Sehwan Sharif : Shrine of Lal Qalandar Shahbaz :

A Sindhi musician.

24 India
1983 1988-89 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
Previously 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
Peninsular : Marang :

The idyllic East Coast fishing village of Marang.

19 Indonesia
1983 1992 2016
Sumatra : Lake Toba : Samosir Island : Simanindo :

Row of Batak houses.

18 Singapore
1983 1992
Singapore : Chinatown :

Carving a temple figure.

17 Sri Lanka
1983
Polonnaruwa : Gal Vihara :

The stone carved Reclining Buddha is one of the most beautiful in the world.

16 Czechoslovakia
Broke up into two separate states in 1993
Czech Republic
1982

2000 2013

Prague : Charles Bridge :

A misty Charles Bridge in 1982.

15 Hungary
1982 2009
Budapest : Parliament Building :

The Parliament House is the world's second largest.

14 Romania
1982 1986 2009
Transylvania : Bran Castle :

The castle in Transylvania dates from 1382 and is perched on a hilly outcrop.

13 Soviet Union
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.

11 East Germany
Absorbed by Germany in 1990
1982
East Berlin Pre-Unification : Berlin : Museum Island :

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.

7 West Germany
Became Germany in 1990
Germany
1974 1982

1992 2013

Bavaria : Munich : Old City :

The Isator Gate is an entrance to the Old City.

6 Austria
1974 1982 2000 2011 2013
Salzburg :

View of the castle and the old city from the Monchsberg Cliff.

5 Greece
1974 1977 1981 1986 2014
Meteora : Agia Triada Monastery :

Agia Triada has a spectacular setting.

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 2016
Cagnes : Renoir House :

The hilltop town of Haut Cagnes viewed from the painter's garden.

1 Italy
1973 1974 1981 1987 1994 2014 2016
Veneto : 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 - 2021 KryssTal

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