Alex on Camel, Egypt
Butchers in Moshi, Tanzania
Remarkable Rocks, Kangaroo Island
Summer Palace, China
Dorota on Brighton Beach

Archive for November, 2009

Trial Bay Gaol (Jail), Laggers Point, South West Rocks photo

Trial Bay Gaol (Jail), Laggers Point, South West Rocks

Back in September 2009 Dorota and I visited Trial Bay Gaol when we booked a weekend away to dive Fish Rock Cave at South West Rocks. Laggers point provides a dramatic setting for Trial Bay Gaol (Jail). It is the only example of a station prison specifically constructed to carry out a public work. Built […]

30Nov2009 | | 2 comments | Continued
Kokoda Track for Charity Trek? photo

Kokoda Track for Charity Trek?

Well it’s been just over 3 years since I actually did anything substantial for charity. My last two endeavors were to climb Mount Kilimanjaro and cycle the South Downs Way. On the 7th of September 2007 at 5,892 meters, I summeted Mount Kilimanjaro with a small group of friends. Raising just over £12,000 for the […]

28Nov2009 | | 8 comments | Continued
Moscow’s Metro – Underground Railway photo

Moscow’s Metro – Underground Railway

Moscow’s metro was opened in 1935, it contains outstanding examples of socialist realist art. In my opinion the metro is a really good reason itself to visit the Russian capital. Maybe it’s a bit overcrowded, maybe a bit old, but whenever I’m there I have a feeling it gives me the summary of the whole […]

20Nov2009 | | 10 comments | Continued
Chinese Garden of Friendship, Darling Harbour, Sydney photo

Chinese Garden of Friendship, Darling Harbour, Sydney

Today Dorota and I went to visit the Chinese Garden of Friendship at Darling Harbour, Sydney. It’s set in the hustling centre of the CBD, yet is very quiet and all you can here is running water from the numerous waterfalls. We visited the Garden in true Ming Dynasty style and hired Chinese costume. I […]

1Nov2009 | | 2 comments | Continued