Tag Archives: UNESCO World Heritage Site

Petra – A City of Romance?

November 19, 2012


“Don’t leave! Stay here with us. Come and live with me in my cave,” said my Bedouin guide. Now that’s what I call romance! Who would have thought my day at Petra would end with a sort-of marriage proposal? My guide was young, so I’d likely have been wife number one, but caves aren’t my […]

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Eu Amo Portugal – My Top 10 Photos

October 19, 2011


Portugal is a photographer’s paradise. Whether you’re an amateur or professional, there is something around evey corner that makes you want to snap another picture. Armed with my new Canon Rebel I snapped up a storm. These are a few of my favourites.        

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Images of Yunnan

August 22, 2011


Despite the general difficulties I faced travelling throughout China’s Yunnan province, it is still one of the most picturesque places I’ve visited during my travels. During my week spent travelling around the region, my travel buddy and I probably talked to a total of five other people (I kid you not – communication was very difficult and my Mandarin non-existent). […]

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Even More Rocks at China’s Stone Forest

June 29, 2011


I thought I’d stick with the rock theme of my last post and put a little something up about some rocks I’d seen in China. The Stone Forest (Shilin) is found in China’s Yunnan province, not far from the provincial capital of Kunming. Getting here was a challenge all on its own!  We’d attempted to visit […]

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