We had made a list of the things that we definitely wanted to do whilst we were in Luang Prabang. Climbing Mount Phousi to watch the sunset was definitely one of them. Mount Phousi (meaning Sacred Hill) sits in the middle of the peninsula in Luang Prabang, between the Mekong and Nam Khan rivers. It… Continue reading Conquering Mount Phousi in Luang Prabang
I have so many photos of sunsets (they are one of my favourite things!), and these are some of my most recent. Taken on a trip to the Elephant Conservation Centre in northern Laos, this setting was pretty spectacular and watching the sunset over the lake was very special. It was so peaceful and quiet… Continue reading Sunsets Galore in Laos
We had a week's holiday on the island of Lanzarote a few years ago. It was all about relaxation, eating good food and soaking up some sun. Lanzarote is one of the Canary Islands and is a surprisingly striking island, due to its volcanic terrain and lava fields - it may seem bleak at first… Continue reading Beautiful Horizons
Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge - Pedestrian The modern world meets the ancient at U Bein Bridge in Myanmar - tourists snap themselves with a selfie stick at the the world’s longest teak footbridge which crosses Taungthaman Lake...
...A SUNSET! Inle Lake, Myanmar - the end of a long day on the lake. The engine of our longtail had been cut and we sat for a few peaceful (but very chilly!) minutes watching the sun disappear behind the hills...
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
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