Toy Train Darjeeling

Darjeeling is home to the famed Toy Train or more accurately, The Darjeeling Himalaya Railway (DHR).

Darjeeling Tea plantation Time

If you think of India, and you’re British, one thing that will spring to mind is Tea. In particular, Darjeeling tea. We drink oceans of the stuff in Britain and just about everyone will have heard of Darjeeling tea. While in India, I went to a plantation, and spent a few nights in a home … Read more

Ronda – The heart of Moorish Spain

Andalusia is spectacularly beautiful and an ideal destination for a keen photographer. Ronda Spain, in particular, is gorgeous and has everything from classic Spanish architecture, Moorish old city, landscapes, and photogenic people. The centre piece of the town is the New Bridge (El Puente Nuevo) which spans the El Tajo Gorge, linking new Ronda with the old … Read more

Living Root Bridges

From a trip made in 2012 The incredible root bridges of North east india The bridges are located in the East Khasi Hills area of Meghalaya state. Entirely formed of natural materials, the bridges are constructed over many years by training the roots to interweave to create a bridge. There two locations – Mawlynnong and … Read more

The Shillong archery lottery

The incredible sight of the Shillong Teer lottery result being decided by way of archery is one of the most intriguing and yet little known spectacles in India. I went there on my trip to the Khasi Hills region to see the living root bridges. As a town, there is not much of interest for … Read more

THE OLD BUS

I came across this relic of an abandoned bus while on an overland trip through South America and after doing a bit of pretend driving in the cab framed up a shot. It’s a fascinating composition against the barren landscape. I have no idea how long it had been there or why it was abandoned … Read more

BEAUTIFUL ANDALUCIA

I’ve just recently got back from a trip to souther Spain. This is fifth visit here and it just keeps getting better and better. There is an endless number of photography subjects but the most interesting are the grandiose buildings set against a back drop of dramatic landscapes.