Seychelles: The Mating Season of Aldabra Tortoises

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vHIs5iAiTL0 You know it is bad manners to peep into bedrooms. You can also get whacked if those within do not like an intrusion of...

Jordan / Petra Tour IV: The Treasury or Al Khazneh

This is a part of a series on Petra in Jordan (not possible to cover all in one post). The most famed of Jordan’s landmarks...

8 Reasons Why I Will Always Prefer Dorsett Shepherds Bush in...

Selecting a hotel in a big city like London can be a daunting task. There will usually be a compromise - it’s never easy...

Masai Mara, Kenya – Migration Uncut: August 2015

Trip Overview The migration of millions of Wildebeest, Zebras and other animals through the Masai Mara in Kenya is one of the most spectacular sights...

Hotel Review: Hotel Opera, Mahendranagar, Nepal

This is the only 'quality' hotel located in Mahendranagar, located near the Indian border. Unless you have a business interest or need a night...

Jordan / Wadi Rum: A Vast, Echoing and God-Like Desert

Wadi Rum in Jordan offers one of the most magnificent desert landscapes in the world, and was described by the Lawrence of Arabia as...

Great Himalayan Drive Day 12: Impressions of Thamel in capital Kathmandu...

I set out from Gorkha for Chitwan National Park on a rainy morning – only to realize jungle safaris may not be possible in...

The Great Himalayan Drive Day 3: Jeep Safari, Bardia National Park,...

Have you ever driven through a jungle? I have, at the Bardia National Park in Nepal. Trust me, it is sheer fun. These images were...

Great Himalayan Drive Day 15: The famous Shivratri at Pashupatinath in...

The Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu is generally regarded by Hindus as the most sacred of all temples devoted to Lord Shiva. Thousands of devotees...

Gallery : Brown Wall of House in Village near Tansen in...

Limited edition prints of this image are for sale. Ordering info is given at the end of the post. Click on the image for...