Every year hundreds of thousands of Andalucians join the pilgrimage to the town of El Roció near Sevilla to pay tribute to the virgin del Roció. I joined them this year to photograph this traditional Spanish festival.
After one night in Kunming I caught a bus north to Dali, once a very traditional Chinese town and a favourite stop on backpacker routes through Yunnan, now Dali is an over commercialised destination, with every building in the old … Continue reading
We left the delightful town of Jianshui by bus, heading south towards Yuanyang and its famous rice terraces. I first saw a view of these on one of the BBC travel documentaries and have been dying to shoot them ever … Continue reading
After Guilin we flew west to Yunnan province, it was a mammoth day of travel, but we finally got to Jianshui in the evening (via a bus from Kunming). I’d chosen this town as a useful halfway point between Yuanyang … Continue reading
From Xian we caught a flight south to Guilin, and we stayed in the smaller town of Xingping, not far from Yangshuo. Guilin was a part of the world I’d been longing to explore for a long time. The stunning … Continue reading
From Beijing we caught the bullet train south to the Imperial City of Xian. We had considered flying direct to Guilin, but I’m glad we took the chance to see this famous archaeological find. Only discovered in 1974 by farmers … Continue reading