Photographing Borobudur in Central Java

Borobudur is simply one of the most spectacular cultural monuments in Indonesia. But it is also one of the country's most visited tourist attractions, so it can be quite challenging to photograph without having dozens of people in the frame. But … [Read more...]

Pampang Dayak Village in Kalimantan

The Dayaks of Borneo are the original, non-Muslim, indigenous people of this huge island  – the third largest in the world. Traditionally they lived in the dense rainforest areas along the upper reaches of the big rivers of Borneo, in small … [Read more...]

Hanuabada Stilt Village in Port Moresby

Stilt houses, or pile dwellings as they are sometimes called, used to be very common in Port Moresby but today there are only two stilt villages left in PNG's capital - Hanuabada on the north-west outskirts of the city and Koki at the eastern end of … [Read more...]

China: Tibetan Plateau – The road to Langmusi

High up in the Amdo area of the Tibetan Plateau, in the north-east tip of Sichuan Province and straddling the border with neighboring Gansu, is the small scenic town of Langmusi and its two monasteries. I traveled there in April 2014 from … [Read more...]

A death walk around Port Moresby?

There is something inherently intimidating about Papua New Guinea’s capital Port Moresby which I think is a combination of the “rascal factor” and standing out in the crowd as a “dim-dim”, or white fella, in this country of dark skinned & fuzzy … [Read more...]

China: Tibetan Plateau – The Waqie Pagodas

The Ruoergai Grasslands in the northwest of Sichuan Province was where we were headed, but it's a two-day drive from our starting point in Chengdu and our journey took us high up on to the Tibetan Plateau through the area devastated by the 2008 … [Read more...]