Ethiopia – Through My Lens – Bahir Dar, Blue Nile Falls and Lake Tana

Hi all - this is my final 'Through My Lens' for Ethiopia. Last week I shared my photos from the Simien Mountains. This week I've headed south to Bahir Dar. Bahir Dar is a town on the shores of Lake Tana, and the jumping off point for visiting the Blue Nile Falls. It was done …

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City Rumble – Tokyo Disneyland versus Tokyo Disney Sea

I’ve wanted to do this for a while. Okay, you can’t really call either of these a city… although they are cities of sorts. So the question is – which one is better, right? Well before I make any calls, I need to consider what we can measure in the two theme parks. Food – …

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Ethiopia – Through My Lens – The Simien Mountains

Howdy all. Another selection of photos for you, basically a selection of photos of my trek in Ethiopia's Simien Mountains. We began in Debark, took a minibus to Sanakabar Camp at the start of the first day, loaded up donkeys there and began the trek. We averaged around 20km a day, staying at three camps. …

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Travel Video – The Colours of Kyrgzstan

Hi all and welcome to a new week. This Monday's video reflects my time in 2011 when I visited the gorgeous country of Kyrgyzstan. From the capital Bishkek to Lake Issk-Kul and Karakol into the mountains and a special little place called Altyn Arashan. Here's a video I compiled. Thanks for stopping by, May the …

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Sunday Spotlight – Rouen

Hello and welcome to another 'Sunday Spotlight'! This time I go back to June this year, so not far back at all really! To France, to Normandy, to a small city with a past tied up with perhaps France's most revered woman - Joan D'Arc. If you want to learn about Joan of Arc, well …

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Ethiopia Through My Lens – Gondar

Located in the north-east of Ethiopia, Gondar is an interesting town with its own castle Fasilides Castle, founded by the Emperor of the same name who founded both the castle and the town. The town was founded in 1635. The castle is interesting because it is strangely European in style and there are some large …

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Accommodation Review – Ermitage Bouquet, Rouen, France

The last place I visited in France before heading off to Japan was the small city/town of Rouen in Normandy. It's quite a nice little place, with a few things to see none of which take an awful amount of time. It had its old town which is genuinely very attractive and lovely to walk …

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