Myanmar

Gilded Shwedagon Paya pagoda in the last sunlight. 4000 sacred stupas scattered across the plains of Bagan.

Golden Rock at Mt Kyaiktiyo, teetering impossibly on the edge of a chasm.

Next to the longest declining Buddha in the world another one in construction.

 

 

This photo I took was shortlisted in the 2013 Travel Photographer of the Year awards

2013 Travel Photographer of the Year awards, category Extraordinary

This photo I took was shortlisted in the 2013 Travel Photographer of the Year awards.

Perchten

Perchten embellish the Raunächte (the twelve nights after Christmas) in the Alpine region, but also the time of Advent.

     Whalers at the end of the world

They traditionally hunt sperm whales to assure a  livelihood – the whalers of Lamalera in Indonesia.


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