Myanmar, photography

Living the dream in Mawlamyine – Myanmar

Mawlamyine was added to our itinerary of our trip because I wanted to explore a bit of the south of Myanmar….and because I saw the Kyaik-than-lan Pagoda on a tv show…. with Chris Tarrant in it….that bit I hate to admit….! However, as I watched him climb the stairs to this temple (ignoring his rendition… Continue reading Living the dream in Mawlamyine – Myanmar

Musings, Vietnam

Lost in Vietnam

A tale from long ago travels.... We were quite happy wandering along the slightly overgrown pathway, brushing large banana leaves out of our way, laughing at how far we had come on our travels.  As we shielded our eyes from the bright sunlight, we suddenly realised how quiet it had become around us.  Surely only… Continue reading Lost in Vietnam

Cambodia, photography

Cambodia – beach time

One of my most recent trips was to Cambodia, which is one of my favourite destinations in SE Asia – the trip was short, sweet and very sunny!  I’ve been to Cambodia numerous times, usually as a side trip on the way back from Australia and it’s usually been about seeing as much as possible… Continue reading Cambodia – beach time

Myanmar, photography

Bagan – Sunsets and Sightseers

I sat with my feet dangling over the edge of the temple, just waiting.  We had arrived early and had climbed up to, what was at the time, a fairly quiet and empty level. Watching from our vantage point as the sun started to dip towards the horizon, we saw two boys about 100 meters… Continue reading Bagan – Sunsets and Sightseers