Tales from your travels
Barrie and Narasri Parker traveled with us to Myanmar
My wife and I have traveled fairly extensively in Southeast Asia and have wanted to visit Myanmar for a long time. We feared that if we delayed too much longer, its rapidly expanding popularity as a tourist destination would mean it would become increasingly commercialised and lose its legendary charm. Beginning in Mandalay, we explored the jade market and craftsmen…
Barrie captured the centuries-old temples at Bagan
Julie De Vere Hunt traveled with us to Jordan
Petra (which means ‘rock’) is the legendary ‘rose-red city’ of the Nabateans, dramatically concealed behind a wall of mountains pierced only by the Siq Canyon. Hewn from towering rock walls of multi-colored sandstone, the imposing façades of its great temples and tombs are an enduring testament to the vision of the Nabataeans…
Julie thought the Treasury, bathed in sunlight, looked like a film set
Christopher Wells and Rosemarie Mostyn traveled with us to South Africa
The main goal for us was whale watching and a wildlife safari, the ‘Marine Five’ and the ‘Big Five’, but that does not do it justice by a long way. We hoped September to October would be the ideal time to see the southern right whales, close to the coast, just South of Cape Town, and the end of the dry season for game viewing…
Christopher and Rosemarie spotted leopard in the Madikwe Game Reserve during their stay
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