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 »

View from Bran Castle (Dracula) in Romania

Published in: Romania | December 19th, 2016
Castle Bran (Dracula) in Romania

A horror legends castle is actually very pretty Dracula was a vampire character written by Bram Stoker which at no time mentioned the building in this photograph. The building in this photograph is Bran Castle in Romania which is treated as if it was the castle from the horror story. The Teutonic Knights built a… Continue reading more »

Boats along the Ganges in Varanasi, India

Published in: India | December 18th, 2016
Boats along the Ganges in Varanasi, India

Taking a sunrise boat ride along the Ganges The Ganges river is  2,525 km, begins in the Himalayan mountains of India and is the most sacred of rivers to Hindus. The Ganges is also the world’s fifth most polluted river. Varanasi contributes to that pollution but you’d never think that consider the amount of people that… Continue reading more »

Chinese acrobat from the Beijing circus balancing glasses

Published in: China | December 17th, 2016
Chinese acrobat balancing glasses

A Chinese acrobat balancing 90 glasses China is famous for its acrobatic circuses rather than animals. There are many nightly shows in Beijing alone with the most famous being at the Chaoyang Theatre. The shows take place twice a day and are popular with tourists, local business people (after work) and expats. Stung bicycling, fire stunts, trapeze… Continue reading more »

Ghanaians heaving a fishing boat onto a beach

Published in: Africa - the missing years | December 16th, 2016
Ghanaians heaving a fishing boat onto a beach

Gold coast fishermen bringing a boat back The Gold Coast in todays Ghana in West Africa was first colonized by the Portuguese in 1482 and known as the Portuguese Gold Coast. In 1642 it became the Dutch Gold Coast and in 1871 it became the British Gold Coast. In 1957 the Gold Coast was given independence as part of… Continue reading more »