8 Days in this divine part of the world, enjoying the fine food and beautiful architecture. Here are a selection of my favorite images the first few days exploring Naples, a city often overlooked in favour of its more illustrious … Continue reading
Yangon (formerly known as Rangoon) is the largest city in Myanmar (formerly Burma). A mix of British colonial architecture, modern high-rises and gilded Buddhist pagodas define its skyline. I spent two days here at the beginning of my Burmese adventure, … Continue reading
Until the middle of the nineteenth century, Rotterdam was a modest town in the shadow of Dordrecht, Delft and Schiedam. The dam in the river Rotte, from which the city took its name was built around 1270. The railway links … Continue reading
During the Open House weekend held every year in London many of the cities buildings are opened up to the public, giving a rare opportunity to see inside. I queued up early on the sunday morning to get inside the … Continue reading
I had a little bit of free time last week to wonder the streets of Hamburg as night fell, using my recently acquired Nikon PC-E 24mm shift lens to photograph the architecture of the Hafencity district.
Second day in Lima, after a spot of sunbathing on the beach at Miraflores it was time to brave the public transport system of Lima. Its always easy in a new, unfamiliar country of hailing a taxi and being chauffeured straight to your destination, but using the public transport you will rub shoulders with the locals, and get a little more of a glimpse into what living in this place would be like. I caught the (very efficient) bus from Miraflores near the Kennedy Park uptown. Figuring on a shot of the Plaza de Armas at night, and possibly some street shots beforehand if the light was there.
Earlier in the summer I had to chance to visit the danish capital of Copenhagen, and visit a friend who moved here from the UK. As with many trips of this nature it was a balance between leisure and work … Continue reading
Back to Phnom Penh, to measure up for a suit, and then catch a bus to the coast. I had the afternoon free free to wander to the Olympic stadium. En route I found these photogenic mechanics who were bemused … Continue reading