After the gruelling trek up Mount Batur we headed to the tranquil village of Sidemen. This was an ideal place for relaxing, exploring the local landscape, yoga, reading, sunbathing and eating. I hired a moped on the first day, which … Continue reading
From Ubud we travelled North to the lakeside town of Bedugal. The Pura Ulun Danu Beratan Temple is one of the most iconic sights of Bali, it is situated in the water of the Beratan Lake and was built in … Continue reading
From the airport we headed straight to Ubud for the first few days of our first Indonesian adventure. Ubud is the cultural hub of Bali – with temples, cultural performances, a plethora of restaurants and cafes and many yoga / … Continue reading
I always enjoy pushing myself photographically with new challenges – such as genres or environments I’m not experienced at working in. The rainforest was one of these, I hired a driver to take me south from Colombo for a few … Continue reading
With a week free on the beautiful island of Sri Lanka I decided to catch a train north, to the lesser explored region of Jaffna. This was off limits to travellers during the civil war years, and only in the … Continue reading
I’ve been fascinated for years by these fishermen who balance on posts anchored in the sea to get their catch. I saw my uncle’s photographs of them 20 years ago, a long exposure twilight shot, and its been on my … Continue reading
After a wonderful time watching wildlife in Uda Walawe National Park we hired a driver to take us south to the beach. We chose Talalla for its quiet, idyllic reputation, and because we didn’t have much choice since Sri Lanka … Continue reading
Next stop in Sri Lanka was Uda Walawe National Park, many tourists have a choice of here or Yala National Park – we opted for the former because it was supposed to be the quieter park.