In 2014 I joined a cricket team from North Wales, Carmel CC, on an unusual cricket tour – to the Former Yugoslavia. Two years later, some of my photographs from our game at the Surnikovo ground in the Slovenian Alps, against Mežica CC, have been included in Brian Levison ‘s new book Remarkable Cricket Grounds.
Some photos of Perast and Kotor – two Montenegrin towns on the Bay of Kotor.
My new – and also old – home.
The teams’ nicknames gave a hint to how the game would pan out: the Russian Bears – big, proud, simmering with languid aggression – were overwhelmed by the faster, sleeker American Eagles. The USA won 28 – 7, and four tries to one. The result was harsh on Russia given the fight that they showed…
Slideshow photographs: Main Street, Tobermory; Main Street from Tobermory Bay; Statue, Main Street; Tobermory Harbour; Gulls on Tobermory Bay; Main Street; Tobermory Harbour; Tobermory in dreich weather; Puffin souvenirs; Tobermory from near An Tobar; Tobermory Harbour.
***** ***** Slideshow photographs: Ardalanish beach; the island of Inch Kenneth; Foxgloves and the Paps of Jura; Answers on a postcard – Ardalanish; The Paps of Jura; Mull beach; Boat, Jura; Loch na Keal; Highland […]