|With a few notable exceptions (denoted by a colored bar to the left) this directory is just a data repository, sorted by country in alphabetical order. You can find these rest of these pictures -- or all the good ones, anyway -- with a lot more explanations on my travelogues page.|
The Khmer Rouge are long gone but Angkor is
still going strong. Pay a visit before the average tourist
figures this out.
Shown: Carved face, Ta Prohm, Angkor
One weekend in the fastest-growing town on the
planet, studying the results of socialism with Chinese characteristics.
Shown: Path to Midlake Teahouse, Yuyuan
The Fragrant Harbor has more than just packed
alleyways and dim sum...
although there are plenty of those too!
Shown: Ultramodern buildings and a peeping bus, Hong Kong Island
Travels in northern India.
Shown: Guard at the Golden Temple, Amritsar
Mind-boggling extremes of geography, culture and wealth (or lack thereof) in the world's largest archipelago.
Shown: National Monument (Monas), Jakarta
Pictures from all over the country, taken
during the 1.5 years I've lived there. You may also wish to check
out the travelogues for some context.
Shown: Room in Sanshu, Nara
Slowly emerging from Japan's long shadow.
Shown: Changdeokgung Palace, Seoul
The forgotten country of South-East Asia,
taking its first cautious steps on the tourist trail.
Shown: Buddha statue, Wat Si Saket, Vientiane
Beach bum on the Perhentians and a shopoholic
in Kuala Lumpur.
Shown: KLCC Suria,
A slice of paradise if you can afford it.
Shown: Beach on the Indian Ocean, Thulhagiri Atoll
Same as China, only different.
Shown: Misty cedar forest, Alishan
Tales from the Big Mango and other points
around the country.
Shown: Flower garland, Wat Rajnadda, Bangkok
Tropical city-state not quite as boring as its
Shown: Bored proboscis monkey, Singapore Zoo
One weekend in boomtown Saigon, plus a few
days poking around Hue and Hoi An.
Shown: Detail of the Citadel, Hue
A weekend of beer, chocolate and mussels.
Five days on both sides of the divided
Shown: House of the Dragoman
A few shots from Copenhagen and surroundings.
Shown: Inside Roskilde Cathedral, Roskilde
Finland's next-door neighbor, here are the results of a quick visit to the capital Tallinn on a beautiful summer day.
Shown: Alexander Nevsky Orthodox Cathedral,
My native country and hence a frequent target for nature photography.
Shown: Chilling out, Helsinki
A few trips around the land of berets, baguettes and cheese-eating surrender monkeys.
Shown: Eiffel Tower, Paris
The economic juggernaut of Europe.
Shown: European Central Bank, Frankfurt
A few early autumn snapshots from the land of white, blue and moussaka.
Shown: Benches outside the cathedral, Hydra
The land of goulash and wine! (And one techno party whose pictures are elsewhere.)
Shown: A bowl of gulyas at Ráb Ráby, Szentendre
Some all too touristy pictures, mostly from Rome, a scattering from Sicily.
Shown: Marble bust at ACEA, Rome
A quick week in the Emerald Isle, from cosmopolitan Dublin to the windy pastures of Gaelic-speaking Inis Mor.
Shown: Shopping in Galway
Pint-sized principality of prosperity.
Shown: Tank at the World War II Museum, Diekirch
I spent two weeks on the wackiest island in the Mediterranean, but didn't take too many pictures.
Shown: Prehistoric ruins, Ha
One week in fjord country and another at the northernmost point inhabited by man.
Shown: Blue walls of ice, Esmarkbreen, Svalbard
An all-too-quick first visit to everybody's favorite European city.
Shown: Casa Batllo, Barcelona
Pretty pictures from a pint-size country.
Shown: Window in Trg Svobode, Kamnik
Stockholm and Lapland during the brief Arctic summer.
Shown: Royal guard, Stockholm
Brief evidence of visits to CERN (Geneva) and
Shown: Bank, Geneva
London and Cambridge.
Shown: Impenetrably British signage, Bishopsgate, London
|Middle East & Africa
The gateway to Africa. Pictures from Cairo, Alexandria and the Sinai peninsula.
Shown: St. Catherine's monastery, Sinai
Random snapshots from the Holy Land. (See also Palestine.)
Shown: Thistles at sunset, Herzliya
The pictures from a blitzkrieg tour through the desert and the ruins. Again, read the photojournal.
Shown: Treasury (Khazneh), Petra
The other half of the Holy Land. (See also Israel.)
Shown: Kids with a toy AK-47 in the souq, Bethlehem
A peek into the secretive Magic Kingdom.
Shown: Oil well, National Museum, Riyadh
Northern Africa sizzling in midsummer.
Shown: Zitouna Mosque, Tunis
The bridge between Europe and Asia.
Shown: Suleymaniye Camii over the Golden Horn, Istanbul
|United Arab Emirates
A set of quick visits to the brashest ministates money can buy.
Shown: Over-the-top opulence at the Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi
The Real Africa: safaris, friend people, dust and poverty.
Shown: Mobile operator Zambian style, Zambia-Malawi border
Tropical islands that, for once, actually look like postcards.
Shown: The aptly named Paradise Island
Just like the United States, only different. Or so they think.
Shown: Patriotic souvenir shop, Montreal,
Just like Canada, only bigger and louder.
Shown: Philippe's French Dipped Sandwiches,
The Land Down Under, with tropical beaches,
snowy mountains and everything in between. So far only managed to
get to Northern Queensland, but will return someday...
Shown: Goanna, Hinchinbrook Island,