The 24-metre high white Buddha seen above the roof of the Long Sơn Pagoda in Nha Trang, Vietnam
Dragon at Haw Par Villa Singapore, a curious theme park of Chinese folklore and mythology.
Girl selling petrol along the road outside Sihanoukville, Cambodia
I’m writing this in the lobby of the wonderfully quirky Kam Leng hotel in Singapore, a country where I’ve been many times. It has always been a favourite stopover of ours, on the way to Australia or New Zealand or Bali. But for the very first time, I’m here without the girls, and I must […]
Wandering around Jaipur during Diwali, my friend and I came across a colony where the celebrations were in full swing. We, though complete strangers, were invited in to join.
Like the Taj Mahal, Humayun’s tomb is a property worthy of special protection. And like the Taj Mahal, it’s a grave. And just as Emperor Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal for his late, much-loved wife, this tomb was built by Humayun’s widow, Biga Begum, in memory of her late (and equally-loved, one must assume) […]
Limestone cliffs of Phang Nga Bay in the Strait of Malacca, Thailand