A Nepalese man sits quietly in the company of friends: human and stone alike. His pink hat a mark of local custom and respect. Spotted on a Sunday afternoon stroll through the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Durbar Square in the … Continue reading
Spotted in one of the many restored buildings that make up the historical centre of Bukhara in Uzbekistan. A silk road city with a colourful history to match the brilliant colours of its domes and minarets. The many doorways intrigued … Continue reading
On our wanderings about the city I came across this book stand just a stone’s throw from the flashy shopping area of Connaught Place. I was impressed by the stacking and sheer variety of reads this man had in store.
Perfect weather on the Annapurna circuit afforded us this stunning view from above Manang. To be able to trek through scenes like this every day for two weeks was an absolutely breathtaking experience (and not just because of the altitude..!)
The banks of the Ganges offer up some of the best glimpses into Indian life. A father’s tenderness, a child’s inquisitive stare. A moment of rare calmness in a country of constant chaos.
In the hill station town of Shimla in Himachal Pradesh, Northern India, we had these visitors – Gray Langurs – a peaceful and quiet change from the pesky, cunning brown rhesus monkeys more famous in the town.
A dawn stroll along the banks of the River Ganges saw me amongst a thriving throng of pilgrims bathing in her waters, washing away their sins and basking in their rich religious culture. The call of spirituality is strong – … Continue reading
Took a hike up the surrounding hills of Dharamshala and this was the view halfway up. The view from the top was even better! A four-hour slog uphill but it was so worth it when we got there.
Spent the day exploring this island on bicycles and got caught out about 5km from the village when the sun went down. It wasn’t all bad though, and we were greeted with a fairly spectacular sunset reflecting small boats and … Continue reading