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Six Passengers

Famous for its spectacular coastline, seascapes and mountain vistas, life in Positano is literally built around the sea. The township is a year round magnet for tourists, and the crystal blue seas are a way that many get to and from the area, and are a major part of their enjoyment of it. Swimming, snorkelling,…
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Stepping Up in Positano

Positano is known for many things - beaches, restaurants, bars, walks, magnificent scenery and more. Perhaps however it is most known for its many, many stairs. The town really has only two roads - the main highway the winds between Sorrento and Amalfi that cuts through the high part of town, and a second road…
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Looking Up from Positano

Like the other towns on Italy's Amalfi Coast, Positano stretches from its beautiful coastline up into the surrounding mountains. Standing on the beach, the signature dome of the church of Santa Maria Assunta is framed between an enclave in the ridge-line of the mountains. Buildings stretch much of the way up. This image was made…
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Positano Blue

Positano on Italy's Amalfi Coast is a spectacularly stunning township, rising up from the sea into the heights of the surrounding mountains. We visited in late Autumn, the low season for tourism, and we loved the fact that we could truly explore the coast, and the whole township without having to battle any crowds whatsoever.…
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Colours of Old Hill Street

Whatever way you look at it, Singapore is a colourful city. It boasts a colourful mix of cultures, cuisines and language, and it boasts a rich array of colourful architecture. With 927 windows in a variety of colours, Singapore’s Old Hill Street Police Station is a striking landmark as you cruise up the Singapore River…
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Taipei Traffic

Back in the early 2000s I worked for a Taiwanese company (Acer) and travelled reasonably frequently to Taiwan. At the time I blogged a little on a site called H2G2 - the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: Earth Edition - inspired by the late, great Douglas Adams. The following is a post I made about…
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The Flyer and the Flower

The Flyer and the Flower Made during our recent trip to Singapore, this image shows two of the iconic sights around the Downtown Core of this beautiful city. On the left is the Singapore Flyer, the second largest ferris wheel in the world. On the right is the fabulous ArtScience Museum, which was built to…
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Downtown Core by Night

Downtown Core by Night     Singapore’s Downtown Core is the CBD of the city, built around the visually spectacular Marine Bay. The Bay is a freshwater reservoir, ensuring generally smooth surfaces for reflections from the picturesque city at night. As usual, blue hour is very much my favourite time to shoot, and this image…
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Triple Sands and Double Helix

    Singapore is an incredibly photogenic city, with so many interesting sites to see and capture. One great area to spend time is around the Marina Bay area. The architecture here is spectacular, with some of the more interesting examples including the Marina Bay Sands complex (the three buildings ‘connected’ by a ‘ship’ on…
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Cooking in Seminyak

Balinese Cooking Class at The Amala During our recent holiday in Bali, we took the Balinese Cooking Class at the Amala Seminyak resort, with head chef Wayan.   We were picked up from our hotel spot on time, and then taken on the (optional) tour of the main fish market in the city, with Chef…
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