San Francisco de Asis festival – Guatemala
Victoria Falls – the smoke that thunders
Prehistoric rock art of Las Geel – Somaliland
St. Katherine’s monastery & hiking Mount Sinai – Egypt
Mursi tribe modelling – Ethiopia
Travelling Syria – flashback 1989
Over black coffee most mornings I watch Al Jazeera News online - and shudder at the headline act: the Syrian Civil War. It screams at us daily.
Winter in downtown Linyi – China
Winter started early in Linyi. A monster dump of snow - the biggest in 15 years - ground the city to a halt. A soft white silence in the downtown.
Europe’s thriving peasant culture – Botiza, Romania
A church bell sounds over the green, sunny hills. Chatter of birds, a buzzing bee, a cowbell clanging. Still a single, beautiful bell sings.
Once legendary Timbuktu – Mali
Gonder – a cool highland city of castles – Ethiopia
Al Hajjarah – hiking the Haraz mountains – Yemen
Kaluts – sandcastles of Dasht-e Lut – Iran
Medieval towers of Mestia – Georgia
Horse-trek to Ala Kol Lake – Kyrgyzstan