Kayaking and the water have been dominating my thoughts recently. I’ve been having a blast with mine and so boats felt like a natural subject for this week. Halong Bay remains the great disappointment in my travel life. When I planned my trip it was to be my last stop in Asia and intended to […]Read More Photographs of the Week: Boats of Halong Bay
Summer weather has finally arrived here on the rock. We’ve had some glorious sunshine over the last couple of weeks and it has helped me keep a couple of promises I made to myself last year. The first promise was that following last years summer write-off due to my back problems, that I would try […]Read More Finding a new pastime
I’ve just come back from a couple of hours out on the canals checking out this years Festival of Lights art installations. Happily this year I was again able to book with the guides who took me around the first time I visited. They have an electric boat, take their time and educate you both […]Read More On the Canals
I tend not to return to places that I’ve visited because there are far too many other places that I’ve yet to visit. One exception to this rule is Amsterdam, a city that I fell in love with when I first went in December 2016. For Christmas week in 2017 I returned to a very […]Read More Gallery: Amsterdam in Black and White
A timelapse shot over three days as I travelled from Tromso to BergenRead More Tromso to Bergen – Timelaspse
Blink and you’ll miss it. I’d literally travelled to the the opposite ends of the Earth in search of sighting a whale. Iceland, New Zealand and finally the latest attempt in Sri Lanka. Hours and hours in choppy seas with people throwing up all around me when finally it happened.Read More OK, I’ll finally admit they exist
Late afternoon on the Nile in Luxor.Read More Felucca on the Nile
I’d never seen so many sick people in one place as when I went whale watching.There must have been 40 people on the boat. Of those I’d say that there were about 6 of us that weren’t throwing up all over the place.Seriously, it was bad. I got absolutely soaked through as I had to […]Read More Rock the boat, don’t rock the boat baby!