the calming gaze of a monk in a temple inside Angkor Thom, Cambodia. On a sticky hot day, it was very pleasant indeed to shelter under his roof and relax for a few minutes. Photos of the faces of people I come across in my travels take me right back to that time and place.
I always struggle with how to deal with beggars when I travel – how can I help, am I making the problem worse? There were no easy answers when I was approached by this young beggar at Angkor Wat. Photos of the faces of people I come across in my travels take me right back [...]
After the heat of the ruins of Angkor Wat, it was a nice change to spend the afternoon out on nearby Tonle Sap, at the floating village. The kids of the floating village could certainly steer their tin tubs like a real boat and turn on the charm for the tourists. The photos that make [...]
The photos that make the most impact on me, that I remember the most, and which I enjoy taking the most when I travel, are the faces of people I come across in my travels. There is nothing like a unique expression to take me right back to that place, that time. So I am [...]
Marrakech first seduced me when I visited in 1988. So it might seem surprising it took me over seventeen years to get there a second time – what can I say, so many countries, so little time! And it just confirmed to me all over again, how much Marrakech enchants me. So what makes it [...]
Surrounded by hundreds of mysterious serene faces carved on massive stone towers, scrambling through the rubble of a temple whose walls look like they would have fallen over if they were not intertwined with the massive root systems of ancient trees, these are the memories of the Cambodian temples that I loved the most on [...]