African shoestrings – Namibia Day Seventy five – Windhoek

In most African towns and cities there are plenty of curio and souvenir shops, a lot of them tacky and often overpriced and Windhoek was no exception, we did however find tucked away in an old renovated warehouse that once housed a brewery, the Namibia crafts centre. This place sold only artifacts and souvenirs made … Continue reading African shoestrings – Namibia Day Seventy five – Windhoek

The A-Z of places: China

China would have to be one of the most fascinating countries I have visited. It has some of the top attractions and sights in the world and some of the oldest. It has culture, philosophy  a burgeoning middle class and abject poverty. From natural sights like Tiger leaping gorge to the history of the great wall and then the monolithic skyscrapers of Shanghai … Continue reading The A-Z of places: China

The travel photographer FAQ’s: Why do my photos of landscapes look ordinary?

Why do my photos of landscapes look ordinary? Ever taken a photo of a beautiful scene and found that even after you thought it looked OK in the rear screen, once it was displayed on your computer at home it looked nothing like you remember it. Usually that's caused by a rush of blood to the head … Continue reading The travel photographer FAQ’s: Why do my photos of landscapes look ordinary?