Gunung Rinjani was the first mountain I ever climbed. And probably the hardest, but not for any other reason than it was where I broke my climbing muscles in so to speak. Once you have climbed one mountain it gets easier. Well that has been my experience. The mountain is the main feature on the… Continue reading Gunung Rinjani, Lombok, Indonesia
The first trip I did to SE Asia was back in 1996. I had been living in New Zealand for a couple of years and decided to take the long route back to Europe. One of the most beautiful places along the way was Borobudur, a 9th Century Temple near Yoyo Jakarta to the South… Continue reading Borobudur, Java, Indonesia
Firstly, thank you to Perpetua who invited me to join this challenge, hosted on Travels and Trifles this week. I much appreciate the invite. I found this challenging in having to choose amongst the multitude of curves I have in my photos. I opted then for those that mean something to me as a person. … Continue reading Lens Artists Challenge #28 – Curves
This is where I spent the Millenium. Of all the places in the world I ended up in Luang Prabang, I think the second largest city in Laos, but nothing more really than a dusty town surrounded by some stunning countryside. The river you see in the photos, I spent the first day of the… Continue reading Luang Prabang, Laos
This is the second in my series of photo blogs about New Zealand. The Able Tasmin National Park is situated right at the North of the South Island of New Zealand. It is an area of absolute beauty, with great camping sites and beautiful walks in abundance. If you are visiting New Zealand, this is… Continue reading Able Tasmin National Park, New Zealand
I have picked up on this through someone I have been exchanging comments with recently. A lovely lady called Manja Mexi Movie. Please check her blog out. The challenge has been put up by The Snow Melts Somewhere and as this week the theme is Inspiration I thought I would have a go. Inspiration is not so… Continue reading Friendly Friday – Inspiration
I travelled through Thailand a few times around the turn of the millennium. I thoroughly enjoyed the culture and the scenery both. I only wish I'd had a better camera most of the time. But I like these photos from Pai, North Western Thailand. Pai sits in a large and dormant volcanic crater, lush and… Continue reading Pai, Thailand. Where time stands still.