Riding the Himalayas and the Royal Enfield Bullet

The Royal Enfield Bullet is a source of considerable pride in India - as even the most casual conversation about them will soon tell you. Even with non-bikers, chests swell and that wonderful Indian idiosyncrasy the head wobble quickly lets you know … [Read more...]

Riding the Himalayas – Himachal Pradesh Route

Riding the Himalayas was for me, the realization of a long-held ambition to see this special part of the world and to do it in a way that I would really experience it, literally by the seat of my pants on a truly unique Indian icon - the Royal … [Read more...]

Holy Cow – Bovine Retirement Homes…

One of the more puzzling aspects of initial visits to India is the revered status of cows. Not that I have anything against the things personally, but the way they are able to wander around at will and cause general havoc amongst the already … [Read more...]

Portfolio Image: The Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur

The forts of Rajasthan are one the desert state's defining features - they dominate their surroundings and are usually very photogenic. The¬†Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur is a classic example, located as it is on a 30m high rocky hill with its walls … [Read more...]

Portfolio Image: The Lotus Temple in New Delhi

The Lotus Temple in New Delhi is a modern icon in a city seemingly full of numerous monuments from its rich past - completed in 1986, its distinctive shape is reminiscent of Sydney's equally iconic Opera House But instead of water, the Lotus … [Read more...]

Portfolio Image: Amritsar’s Golden Temple

Amritsar's Golden Temple in northern India is the holiest place in the Sikh religion and visually spectacular - particularly just before dawn as the light changes! Not the easiest place to take photographs as the volunteer Sikh guards who patrol … [Read more...]