The freedom, the beauty and the irony of van-traveling the mountains of Yunnan in China as the world stays locked-down with the coronavirus. But there's still a few issues ...
Part #2 of story heading into outer Indonesia to Papua in search of my GF -Erica's, long lost father that she hadn't seen for 30 years.
Visiting the ancient stone towers of Mestia - lost amid mid-winter snow, drinking with locals, surrounded by the high peaks of the Caucasus Mountains.
Standing on a crag, the 11th century stone-tower-houses of Al Hajjarah and the surrounding mountains, evoke the Arabian Nights.
From van-camping over a lake and mountain panorama in Yunnan, to being sent to a quarantine area during the Coronavirus outbreak in China.
Visiting the Kurdish village of Palangan, its houses stacked on top of each each other while stepping up the mountainside.
Visit the Hutou battle museum and explore the tunnels where the Japanese defenders of Hutou Fortress fought the Soviets for 11 days after the end of World War Two.
Jaw-dropping views on the North Korea border - visiting Changbai Mountain & stunning Heaven Lake.
Van-camping in northern China near Jian amid the valley of tombs at Wandu Mountain City: the capital of the ancient Korean Koguryo kingdom.
Van-camping in China on Peach Island in the middle of the Yalu River opposite the misted mountains and border towers of North Korea.
Our first 48 hours of van-life in China. The hazardous highways of Hebei lead to blissful van-camping at Golden Beach.
At last, we arrive in "Little Tibet". Surrounding blue sky. Massive brown mountains. Snow jagged peaks. Tails of bright prayer flags.
Traveling the Srinagar-Leh Highway. Travel photo-story and advice for the journey into the Himalayas. Built by the military, this is the only road linking isolated Ladakh with Jammu and Kashmir states.
When it comes to man-made disasters - it’s difficult to top the Aral Sea disaster. At the fishing port of Moynaq, the rusted, stranded ships are now 170 km from the actual shores of the Aral Sea.
Exploring Anlong Veng - the ex-Khmer Rouge stronghold - on the trail to Pol Pot's mountain jungle hideaway, and visiting his pitiful grave.
The night hike up Kawah Ijen to Indonesia's famous blue-flame volcano, complete with green crater lake and workers extracting sulphur amid toxic smoke.