Tag Archive: photography

Burma’s Beaches for Christmas

This year (2013) instead of going to France or the Isle of Man for Christmas we returned to Ngapali beach where we met up with my parents. Not only is it a beautiful… Continue reading

Merry Christmas from Hanoi

Hanoi has been gearing up for Christmas since the beginning of December. All the shops and restaurants are decorated for Christmas and Hang Ma, the holiday decoration street,  is doing a roaring trade… Continue reading

Cycling to Duong Lam Village

It’s been a pretty busy two weeks since the Angkor Half Marathon. On Sunday, Hanoi held its own smaller half marathon organized by the Red River Runners. I thought doing another half marathon… Continue reading

My first half marathon – Angkor Wat, Cambodia

The stunning temple complex of Angkor Wat is a pretty special place to complete a first half marathon. The races (21.1k, 10k, 3k) started shortly after sunrise with a buzzing mix of amateur… Continue reading

In Pursuit of Comfort (and Cashmere)

While I’ve been busy doing quite a bit of running recently, in preparation for the half marathon in Cambodia, the hound has been slightly less active…. She loves to run, but most of… Continue reading

The Luang Prabang Half Marathon

On October 5th Luang Prabang, Laos hosted its first half marathon: La Procession. All the money raised went towards Friends International’s program in Laos which is working to protect and empower youths in… Continue reading

Other hounds around Hanoi

I realized that I have accumulated quite a collection of Vietnamese and their dogs, as well as rather comedy dogs without their owners around town. Of course there a few photos of Tala… Continue reading

Vietnam mourns the death of General Vo Nguyen Giap

Last week General Vo Nguyen Giap passed away at the age of 102. His funeral and the  outpouring of public deference and remembrance leading up to it has only been surpassed by Ho… Continue reading

Decay and the city – Khartoum

Last weekend I went to an exhibit at Hanoi’s Goethe Institute – ‘The city – Becoming and Decaying’ – with 176 photographs displayed from cities around the world from the German photographer agency – OSTKREUZ. It… Continue reading

Turtle watching at Hoan Kiem Lake

Although I still have one or two more Mongolia posts, I feel I have been back in Hanoi too long now and both the hound and Hanoi have been neglected. Today is grey,… Continue reading