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Gold Coast View in Ghana

Sunday, December 23rd, 2018
Gold Coast, Ghana, Africa

The Gold Coast in Ghana, Africa In 1471 the Portuguese first arrived along the south of Ghana. They several small kingdoms which had vast supplies of gold. These Kingdoms generated a lot of wealth by enslaving people taken during war and selling them to traders bound for North Africa and the Middle East. The Portuguese… Continue reading more »

Shrine at Norbulingka Park in Lhasa, Tibet

Saturday, December 22nd, 2018
Buddhist pond shrine in Norbulinka, Lhasa

A Buddhist shrine in the middle of palace pond in Lhasa Tibet Norbulingka was the summer residence of the Dali Lama’s in Tibet from the 1780s to the Dali Lamas exile in 1959. It’s located close the main Potala Palace in Lhasa. The palace actually existed in different forms in the preceding centuries. What’s lesser… Continue reading more »

A sitting Buddha at Wat Mahathat, Sukhothai, Thailand

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015
Seated Buddha at Wat Mahathat, Sukothoi, Thailand

A seated Buddha near Wat Mahathat This is not one of the more the famous Buddha statues in either Wat Mahathat or Sukhothai. I found this seated Buddha to the left of the main temple ruins where the more “famous” seated Buddha statue sits. The other popular Buddha statue is the standing Buddha at Wat Mahathat… Continue reading more »

Bangkok’s Wat Arun “Temple of the Morning Light”

Friday, January 2nd, 2015
Wat Arun in Bangkok

A Temple for the Dawn in Bangkok Got a favourite temple in Thailand? Wat Arun could well be my favourite. It sits across the Chao Phraya river a little differently than all the other temples that line the capitals streets and waterways. I also found Wat Arun a great temple to visit in Bangkok. The story… Continue reading more »

Morning Prayers in the Ganges

Thursday, January 1st, 2015
Man in Morning Prayers on the Ganges - India

Praying at dawn in the Ganges river Varanasi is one of those unique places on earth that shows the circle and belief in life like no other. From the cremations to the body washing, drinking and living. The Ganges is the river of life and the end of life for many. To paddle a boat… Continue reading more »

Lone woman in an abandoned Iranian mosque praying

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014
Woman Alone in the Mosque - Iran

Why pray in an abandoned mosque? Keep in mind this was 2007 when the USA was saber rattling against Iran and calling it the “axis of evil”. Strong words for a country filled with some of the nicest people you will meet on your travels. This mosque in Eastern Iran was huge. Not one of… Continue reading more »

Girl on horseback in the Nepalese mountains

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014
Nepalese Women with horses - Nepal

Riding into the mountains of Nepal My guide and I were coming back from the Annapurna Circuit in the dead of winter when we came across these tough ladies and their horses. The young girl riding the white horse was joining them on the long journey back home. The story behind this photograph Towards the… Continue reading more »