Whole World

98 Countries Visited by
Talaat Qureshi

Click on the images below to see a larger version of the picture.

Legend
The country number is the order of the visits
Only legal visits are counted
Multiple visits during one trip count as a single visit
Airport transit stops (including USA which has no transit facilities) are not counted as visits
Country of residence (United Kingdom) is not included


Number Country
When
Visited
Click
to View
Description
98 Qatar
2019
Doha : Corniche :

The Corniche by night.

97 Kuwait
2019
Kuwait City : Mubarakiya Souq :

Shop selling dates.

96 Israel / Palestine
Including the Palestinian territories of the West Bank
2019
East Jerusalem : Jerusalem : Citadel :

View of the Dome of the Rock and the Church of Mary Magdelane.

95 Jordan
2019
Jerash : Forum :

The oval Forum viewed in 2019 overlooked by the modern city.

94 Canada
2019
Toronto : Inuit Art Gallery :

"Legend of the Blind Man and the Bear" by Pootoogook, 1959.

93 Iceland
2017
Reykjavik : Hellgrimskirkja :

The tower dominates Hellgrimskirkja.

92 Andorra
2016
Pas de la Casa :

Glaciated mountains.

91 Brunei
2016
Bander Seri Begawan : Kampong Air : Tamoi Mosque :

Kampon Tamoi Mosque overlooks the water village.

90 Lebanon
2015
Bekaa Valley : Baalbek : Temple of Jupiter :

The Temple of Jupiter.

89 Ireland
2015
Dublin : General Post Office :

The General Post Office is the scene of the 1916 Uprising.

88 Greece
2014
Thessaloniki :

The sea front.

87 Kosovo
2014
Pristina : Nene Tereza :

Statue of Skenderbej, national hero of Albanians

86 Malta
2014
Mdina : Natural History Museum :

Ammonite fossil.

85 Liechtenstein
2013
Balzers :

The wide valley around Balzers.

84 Australia
2012
New South Wales : Sydney : Opera House :

The Sydney Opera House.

83 Armenia
2011
Khor Virap :

The Monastery of Khor Virap with Mount Ararat across the border in Turkey.

82 Georgia
2011
Tbilisi : Old City :

A group of churches in the Old City.

81 Azerbaijan
2011
Baku : Palace of the Shirvanshahs :

The Flame Tower from the palace which is built on the highest point of the old city.

80 Ethiopia
2011
Amhara : Gondar : Debre Berhan Selassie Church :

The main entrance used by priests.

79 Bahrain
2010
Manama :

The Yateen Mosque in central Manama reflected in a modern glass building.

78 Iran
2010
Tehran : Bazaar :

Man working on a Persian carpet in a shop.

77 Hungary
2009
Budapest : Parliament Building :

The upper chamber of the Parliament Building.

76 Romania
2009
Transylvania : Brasov :

The historic centre of the Transylvanian city of Brasov.

75 Moldova
2009
Cricova :

Large oak barrels for maturing wine at the underground city of Cricova.

74 Ukraine
2009
Pyrohovo : Pyrohovo Village Museum :

Autumn colours and traditional thatched buildings.

73 China
2009 2012
Shaanxi : Imperial Tombs : Tomb of Qin Shi Huang :

The front line.

72 Monaco
2009
Monaco : La Condamine :

The port of Monaco is overlooked by the densely packed buildings of La Condamine.

71 Uzbekistan
2008
Bukhara : Char Minar :

The Char Minar (1807) was a gatehouse, later converted to a madressa.

70 Tajikistan
2008
Pamir Plain : Murghab :

Sheep grazing near Murghab.

69 Kyrgyzstan
2008
Song Kol :

Summer encampment of yurts at Song Kol.

68 Kazakhstan
2008
Almaty : Monument to Independence :

The Golden Man at the Monument to Independence is a symbol of the country.

67 United Arab Emirates
2008
Emirate of Dubai : Dubai : Bastakia :

The House of Sheikh Saeed al-Maktoum with its many wind cooling towers.

66 Yemen
2008
Kawkaban :

View of Shibam and Thilla from Jebel Kawkaban.

65 Oman
2008
Muscat : Old City : Royal Palace :

The Royal Palace is a unique building.

64 Serbia
2006 2014
Belgrade : Nicola Tesla Museum :

Electrical demonstration at the Nicola Tesla Museum.

63 Montenegro
2006
Budvar :

The old walled town on the coast of Montenegro.

62 Albania
2006
Berati : Mangalem :

Ottoman houses on a hillside.

61 North Macedonia
Previously known as the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
2006 2014
Mavrovo National Park :

Mavrovo National Park.

60 Bulgaria
2006
Veliko Tarnovo :

Veliko Tarnovo is set on a gorge. It was the former capital of the country.

59 Turkey
2006
Termessos : Theatre :

The theatre is set in spectacular mountains.

58 Lithuania
2005
Vilnius : Old City :

Curved narrow street.

57 Latvia
2005
Riga :

1940s style cafe.

56 Russia
2005 2008
St Petersburg : Winter Palace :

The green and gold Winter Palace dominates Palace Square in St Petersburg. It was home of the tzars between 1762 and 1917.

55 Finland
2005
Porvoo :

Wooden houses along the river.

54 Estonia
2005
Tallinn : Toompea :

View of the lower old town of Tallinn from Toompea Hill.

53 Tunisia
2004
El Jem : Colosseum :

The colosseum in El Jem was the third largest in the Roman world with a capacity of 30,000.

52 Tanzania
2001
Serengeti National Park :

Maasai Giraffe.

51 Kenya
2001
Amboseli National Park :

Mount Kilimanjaro overlooking Amboseli National Park and a lone elephant.

50 Zambia
2001
Mosi-o-Tunya :

The magnificent Mosi-o-Tunya (also known as Victoria Falls).

49 Zimbabwe
2001
Zambezi River :

Sunset on the Zambezi River.

48 South Africa
2001
Cape of Good Hope : Boulders :

Nesting African Penguin with chick.

47 Bosnia Hercegovina
2000 2014
Sarajevo :

The old town has a Turkish feel.

46 Croatia
2000 2006 2014
Split : Diocletian Palace :

Old city is centred on the Roman era palace of Diocletian (245 - 313), built in 300 for his retirement.

45 Slovenia
2000 2006
Ljubljana : Triple Bridge :

The famous Triple Bridge.

44 Austria
2000 2011 2013
Vienna : Hofburg Palace : Museum of Musical Instruments :

Violin owned by Johanne Strauss.

43 Slovakia
2000
Bratislava : Castle :

Bratislava Castle dates from the 15th century and sits 100m above the River Danube.

42 Poland
2000 2005
Krakow : Rynek Glowny :

The 16th century Cloth Hall in Rynek Glowny, the main square in old Krakow.

41 Czech Republic
2000 2013
Prague : Staromestske Namesti : Old Town Hall :

The beautiful astronomical clock dates from 1410.

40 Portugal
1999
Evora : Church of Sao Fransisco :

The Ossuary Chapel in the Church of Sao Fransisco lined with the bones of thousands of people.

39 Uruguay
1998
Fray Bentos : Barrio Anglo : El Anglo Museum :

The El Anglo Museum is on the site of the old British meat packing factory.

38 Paraguay
1998
Itagua :

A sample of beautiful Nanduti lace from the village of Itagua.

37 Argentina
1998 2019
Los Missiones : San Ignacio Mini :

Detail from the gate of the ruined Jesuit mission.

36 Brazil
1998
Amazon Region : River Amazon :

Settlement on the banks of the Amazon, the world's longest river (6275km).

35 Venezuela
1998
Los Llanos :

Piranha fishing.

34 Norway
1997
Central Norway :

Norway's wild central plateau.

33 Sweden
1997
Stockholm : Skansen :

Skansen, an open-air folk museum on one of Stockholm's islands.

32 Denmark
Including the Faroe Islands
1997 2015
Zealand : Roskilde : Roskilde Cathedral :

The organ.

31 India
1995
Uttar Pradesh : Agra : Itimad-ud-Daula Tomb :

The tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah is the oldest Moghul tomb made entirely of marble.

30 Belize
1995
Belize City :

Waiting for the bus outside a shop.

29 Guatemala
1995
Lake Atitlan :

Toliman Volcano (3158m) over Lake Atitlan.

28 El Salvador
1995
Cojutepeque :

A stall selling pupusas, tortillas filled with cheese.

27 Honduras
1995
Western Hills :

Busy bar in the western hills.

26 Nicaragua
1995
Lake Nicaragua : Ometepe Island : Moyagalpa :

Moyagalpa is a small lakeside village.

25 Costa Rica
1995
Arenal :

Rural scene with Arenal Volcano (1633m) erupting.

24 Panama
1995
Panama Canal :

Ship passing through the canal.

23 Colombia
1995
San Agustin : Archaeological Park : Mesita A :

The 3rd Century tomb has a central guard flanked by two warriors.

22 Ecuador
1995
Cuenca :

Ortega's Panama hat factory. The hats originated in Ecuador and were made famous during the building of the Panama Canal.

21 Peru
1995
Machu Picchu :

Machu Picchu is set in front of the peak, Huayna Picchu, 300m higher.

20 Bolivia
1994
Central Highlands :

Llamas are adapted for life on the highlands at 3500m.

19 Chile
1994 2019
Easter Island : Rano Raraku :

Moai in Rano Raraku Crater.

18 San Marino
1994 2016
San Marino :

San Marino is Europe's oldest republic.

17 Vatican City
1994
The Vatican : Vatican Museum :

The Vatican Museum, previously a palace.

16 Italy
1994 2014 2016
Tuscany : Florence : Ponte Vecchio :

The River Arno and the 14th Century Ponte Vecchio.

15 Indonesia
1992 2016
Java : Jogjakarta : Kraton :

Vocalists with a Gamalan orchestra.

14 Malaysia
1992
Peninsular : Cameron Highlands :

Tea plantations.

13 Singapore
1992
Singapore : Raffles Hotel :

Doorman.

12 Germany
1992 2013
North Rhine-Westphalia : Cologne : Cologne Cathedral :

A view of central Cologne, dominated by the cathedral.

11 Netherlands
1992
Amsterdam :

Canal scene.

10 Luxembourg
1992
Luxembourg :

Cobbled streets in the old city.

9 Belgium
1992
Brussels : Grand Square :

The Grand Square is the centre of Brussels.

8 Mexico
1991 1995
Ferderal District : Teotihuacan : Avenue of the Dead : Pyramid of the Moon :

View from the pyramid.

7 United States of America
1991 2017
Arizona : Navajo Nation : Monument Valley : Monument Valley Tribal Park :

View of the Three Buttes in late afternoon.

6 Switzerland
1991
Geneva :

View over Geneva, the largest city in the French speaking region of the country.

5 France
1991 2005 2009 2012 2014 2016
Paris :

Misty view over Paris, the capital of France, dominated by the Eiffel Tower.

4 Morocco
1990
Tangiers : Medina :

Seated man in traditional dress.

3 Gibraltar
1990
The Rock :

A Barbary Ape, the most famous animal on the Rock.

2 Spain
1990 1999 2016
Andalusia : Ronda :

The town of Ronda sits on a steep 130m high outcrop.

1 Pakistan
1984-88
Punjab : Lahore : Old City :

Preparing sweets for a wedding.

All travel photographs © 1973 - 2021 KryssTal

[Top]


Books From Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.com