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Dome of Mir-i-Arab Medressa, Bukhara

Friday Photo – Mir-i-Arab Medressa, Bukhara

Friday Photo – Reflections, Cambodia

Friday Photo – Colourful Turkmen Pilgrims, Ancient Merv

In the complex of the Mosque of Yusuf Hamadani there lies a tomb of an unknown 12th Century dervish. As is a tradition throughout Turkmenistan, ladies use their holidays to make pilgrimages to important tombs. The ritual is that the ladies, dressed in their finest clothes and jewelry, walk round and round the epitaph asking […]

Friday Photo – Rose Petals, Bangkok

Friday Photo – 41

There are two smaller replicas of the Statue of Liberty in Paris by La Seine.  One stands near the Musee d’Orsay on the Left Bank and further up the Seine near the Eiffel Tower at Pont de Grenelle stands the second. This is a picture of the latter taken from the batobus. 

Friday Photo – 40

This photo was taken in 2005 as we approached Bonifacio in Corsica by ferry from Sardinia.

Friday Photo 39

The SS Great Britain, Bristol

Friday Photo 38 (On Saturday!)

Last week I went to the Sky Garden in London and was afforded some superb views.  Situated in Fenchurch Street, it is free to go to but you have to book in advance – well worth the effort. 

Friday Photo 36

As the Rio Olympics is nearly upon us, I thought that I would share some Olympic themed photos over the next couple of weeks. I start with Portland in Dorset, where in May 2012 I went on a charity walk with some friends & colleagues. As well as a lovely stretch of coastline, you can […]

Friday Photo 35

Having recently been to Bologna and seen their own leaning tower, I was reminded of the original and more famous one in Pisa. I saw it with wife and friends in March 2003 on a beautiful spring day. Things went downhill fast afterwards after we travelled onto Florence….