Inside the Jade Market, Mandalay, Myanmar

I visited the famous Jade Market in Mandalay to photograph the transactions and interactions between the traders and purchasers. It was refreshing to get away from the tourist hordes I had encountered at the U-Bein Bridge the previous morning and … Continue reading

Budapest, Hungary

The Hungarian capital of Budapest was so named in 1873 when the west banks of the Danube River, Buda and Óbuda, were united with Pest on the eastern side. Known as the Pearl of Danube, the city of Budapest has … Continue reading

Wonders of the World #1 Machu Picchu, Peru (Day 9 & 10)

Like a beacon this lost citadel rises from the clouds. Wayna Picchu stands majestically above it and the Urubamba river flows beneath. We left the hotel in Aguas Calientes (the closest town to Machu Picchu) at 4.30am to begin 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

Cambodia: Part Nine – Kep

The final few days of the trip, Kep, (which is on the south coast of Cambodia) was the perfect place to kick back, relax in the sea air and enjoy the local seafood at the fantastic local restaurant (The Sailing … Continue reading

Cambodia: Part Eight – Down to Kampot

After a night in the capital of Cambodia I was back on the bus. This time a six / seven hour journey south towards the coast, and the sleepy riverside town of Kampot, (home of the legendary Kampot pepper).I was … Continue reading

Cambodia – Part Six: The Floating Villages of Phoum Kandal

From Battambang I boarded a bus heading south for the sleepy town of Kompong Chnang. This was a good base for exploring the floating villages on the Tonle sap Lake, and it was way off the tourist map – only … Continue reading

Cambodia – Part Five: Battambang and the Bamboo Train

After a week in Siem Reap I was ready for a change from photographing temples dawn and dusk, I caught the bus to Battambang a sleepy city on the road between Siem Reap and Phnom Penh. Initially I couldn’t see much … Continue reading

Cambodia – Part Three: Angkor Wat

I travelled to Siem Reap from Phnom Penh by minibus. After 6 hours we were finally there and people leapt from the bus door like newborns. Here I was in Siem Reap to photograph one of the manmade wonders of … Continue reading