Tag Archive: Travel

Maldivian Manta Memories: before the Asian Tsunami

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On the way to snorkel with reef sharks and turtles in the Maldives, our pilot called us and pointed, turning the boat. We strained to make sense of large patches of darkness with… Continue reading

Around the Flamenco Triangle

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I’ve always been fascinated by flamenco. Not the woman in scarlet with a rose between her lips. That cliché exists only in the tackiest of tourist shows. Rather, the living art that reaches straight into your heart without the intercession of conscious thought. How better to understand people, contrasts and culture than with an epic trip by train?

Castle Ghosts of Predjama

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“When you go to the castle to close up in the evening you hear voices, every word is clear. Sometimes you can spot the people you’ve heard through the windows, so voices don’t… Continue reading

Parkhotel Igls Perfection

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Situated in the clean fresh air of the Tyrolean Alps in Austria, the Parkhotel Igls is a medical spa complex subscribing to Modern Mayr philosophy and practice. It has won a host of… Continue reading

My Ziplining Challenge

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Wow (then – a fun and scary challenge) So long that I can barely see its end, the largest zipline in the Northern Hemishphere and fastest in the world, stretches across the entirety… Continue reading

Schmäh and Coffee House Culture in Salzburg

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On the way to Salzburg my taxi driver Johann attempts to explain coffee house culture. In doing so he demonstrates the uniquely Austrian quality schmäh.

Role Models, Race and Reason in Norway – please help

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I need your help – your backing in terms of time – to research, photograph and write an important and positive piece on the life of some Norwegian minorities who, in the current… Continue reading

Children in Lagos, Algarve

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Last week I went on a taster trip (actually press fam trip) of two Headwater holidays in the Algarve. One was trekking and the other cycling. I am processing the photos now, then… Continue reading

Duende on #wordymonday

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Duende. An ambiguous concept that can only really be understood when you’ve felt it for yourself. It’s a way of describing that still, sharp state where anything’s possible; the ‘Zone’; the Zen Moment;… Continue reading

Joy in looking – Einstein #Quote #Image #Dance

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This shot is from the piece Flux, choreographed by Anna-Lise Marie Hearn and performed as part of One Youth Dance‘s Presence in December 2013.