Warlords fortress and graveyard on the Khyber pass in Pakistan

Published in: Pakistan, Photography | December 30th, 2018
Warlords house and graveyard in the Khyber Pass, Pakistan

A warlords fortress like house and grave yard along the Khyber pass This is one many warlords houses turned into fortresses along the infamous Khyber pass in Pakistan which runs to Afghanistan. We are not talking Islamic state nor radical terrorists. This is the house of a man who survives in a lawless dangerous area.… Continue reading more »

Helix Bridge & Marina Bay Sands at night in Singapore

Published in: Photography, Singapore | December 29th, 2018
Helix bridge and Marina Bay Sands hotel in Singapore

Night time at the Helix Bridge and Marina Bay Sands Hotel There are several attractions at the promenade in Singapore. For me the Helix bridge was one of them along with the exterior of the impressive Marina Bay Sands Hotel. The Helix bridge was opened in 2010. Pairs of colored letters, namely c and g, along with a and t are… Continue reading more »

Nine Emperor Gods Temple in Penang, Malaysia

Published in: Malaysia, Photography | December 27th, 2018
Nine Emperor Gods Temple (Tow Boo Kong), Butterworth, Penang, Malaysia

Nine Emperor Gods Temple in Penang, Malaysia Throughout my travels in Malaysia I missed out on the Nine Emperor Gods temple on several occasions. Even though I attended the famous Nine Emperor Gods Festival it wasn’t at the actual temple. On one trip to Penang in mainland Malaysia I decided there was no excuse not… Continue reading more »

The Gatehouse at Auschwitz concentration camp (Gate of Death)

Published in: Poland | December 26th, 2018
The gatehouse in Auschwitz concentration camp

The daunting sight of a railroad track in Auschwitz The above photograph is taken inside Auschwitz-Birkenau concetration camp in Poland. The main building the Gatehouse known as the “Gate of Death”. This is the area where freight trains often as long as 40-50 cars, came with thousands of Hungarian Jews who would be gassed at… Continue reading more »

Man selling cold lemon water in India

Published in: India | December 26th, 2018
Man selling cold water in India

Man selling cold water and lemon soda in India It’s one of those everyday sights in India. A man pushing a large cart filled with clanking glass bottles of cloudy liquid. One wonders at first if this is alcohol or even perhaps a “tonic” of some kind. Some of these carts have English hand painted… Continue reading more »

Convent of Christ, Tomar Portugal

Published in: Photography, Portugal | December 24th, 2018
Convent of Christ, Tomar, Portugal

Portugal’s hidden past revealed in Tomar I started my overland journey in the west of Portugal and finished on the east of China. In between these end-of-lands is a lot of history. Throughout which many stories link up. Long-term readers may well know of these. Tomar is a legendary place on many accounts. It was… Continue reading more »

Gold Coast View in Ghana

Published in: Photography | 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 »