Going fishing – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – April 2014

I missed a flight back to the UK for this final day in Rio de Janeiro – that morning I found these fishermen hauling their boats out for the days work, as the sun rose over the south Atlantic ocean.

Fishermen taking their boat out at dawn, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Fishermen taking their boat out at dawn, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Fishermen taking their boat out at dawn, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Fishermen taking their boat out at dawn, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Fishermen taking their boat out at dawn, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Fishermen taking their boat out at dawn, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Fishermen taking their boat out at dawn, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Day 71 & 72 – Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

My knowledge of this country, with an unusually high ratio of vowels in its name, pre-trip, didn’t consist of much more than a little football trivia. It used to be pretty good – had won some world cups in the … Continue reading

Dia uno – Lima, Peru 10-01-2014

Day one in Lima, fog lingers over the city throughout the morning. During my first exploration I find little in the Miraflores area of interest. A visit to Huaca Pucllana provides distraction for an hour but this is a modern, … Continue reading

Cambodia: Part Ten – Kampot Harbour at dawn

I rode my moped out to Kampot to photograph the nights catch being brought in as the sun rose.The fishermen’s families were waiting on the shore  for them, whilst the women began trading the fish the men sat alone or … Continue reading

Ko Samui – Part Two

On a day exploring the island we were lucky enough to stumble across this Chinese New Year festival, near Lamai Beach. On the south you can find palm fringed, unspoilt beaches like this one, with a relaxed tropical atmosphere. Back … Continue reading