Stolen gold Bhairab statue in Thimi, Kathmandu – photograph

Published in: Nepal | December 26th, 2016
Stolen gold Bhairab statue in Thimi, Kathmandu, Nepal

The last photograph of a stolen statue Bhairab or Bhairava is a fierce and frighting Hindu god that is a manifestation of Shiva. Bhairab is also known as a protector (especially of women). In Nepal you will come across many Bhairab statues in small temples and large alike. Due to his stature many of Bhairabs statues are… Continue reading more »

Convent of Christ (Tomar) in Portugal

Published in: Portugal | December 25th, 2016

Knights of the Order of Christ’s Covent Named after Jesus Christ (Convento de Cristo/Mosteiro de Cristo) is renown as being built by the Knights of the Order of Christ in 1160 CE. Reachable from Portugal’s capital on a day trip it’s a mystical place full of legends. A good choice of photograph to wish all the readers here a… Continue reading more »

Overlooking beautiful Badshahi Mosque in Pakistan – photograph

Published in: Pakistan | December 24th, 2016
Badshahi Mosque in Lahore Pakistan

Beautiful old world cityscapes in Lahore There are few places that capture old world beauty than Pakistan. Without the influence of popular tourism they are little known, seen or visited. This photograph in Lahore tells many stories. In the distance is Badshahi Mosque which to me is one the most beautiful in the world. The mosque… Continue reading more »

House of Terror in Hungary – Photograph

Published in: Hungary | December 23rd, 2016
House of Terror in Budapest Hungary

A museum of terror in Budapest The 20th-century House of Terror (Terror Haza) in Budapest Hungary is dedicated to fascist and communist exhibits. It also couples as a memorial to the people tortured and killed in the building. Unlike other buildings in Budapest the House of Terror was purpose built and is surrounded in controversy.… Continue reading more »

Homeless mother and baby in Nepal – photograph

Published in: Nepal | December 22nd, 2016
Homeless mother and baby in Nepal

Homeless mother & child on the streets of Kathmandu It’s very common to see homeless people in Kathmandu city. Just walk down by Tri Devi Marg on the border of Thamel and you’ll see countless street children, beggars and homeless people there. There’s a massive divide between rich and poor in Nepal. The 2015 earthquake… Continue reading more »

Sacred Yamdrok Lake in Tibet – photograph

Published in: Tibet | December 21st, 2016
Yamdrok Lake in Tibet

Yamdrok Lake is one of three sacred lakes in Tibet Located on the road (S307) between Lhasa to Gyantse is the natural fresh water lake known as Yamdrok. The lake is 45 miles in length and 200 feet in depth at an altitude of 16,000 feet. It’s part of three sacred lakes in Tibet and is used by… Continue reading more »

Kaamulan dancers in Bukidnon, The Philippines – photograph

Published in: Philippines | December 20th, 2016
Kaamulan dancers in Bukidnon, the Philippines

Seven tribes of Bukidnon come together for a celebration The anniversary of Bukidnon province being founded in Mindano is celebrated with a cultural event known as the Kaamulan Festival. It brings together the 7 hill-tribes of the area in Malaybalay City for a day of dancing, displays and ethnic foods. Normally such an attraction would be popular… Continue reading more »