24hrs in Singapore – Part 2 – Raffles Hotel
24hrs in Singapore - Part 2 - Raffles Hotel

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Probably the most enduring symbol of British Colonial times in Singapore is Raffles hotel, built in 1887 and names for Singapore’s founder Sir Stamford Raffles, the hotel was completely refurbished in 1989, complete with the fabled ‘Long Bar’ where the famous ‘Singapore Sling’ was invented, the bar however was moved from it’s original location next to the [...]


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24hrs in Singapore – Part 1 – Marina Bay
24hrs in Singapore - Part 1 - Marina Bay

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During a recent trip around South East Asia, I was fortunate enough to be able to spend a day and a night in Singapore, it has been a very long time since I was there and many things have changed. Probably the biggest change is the development of the Singapore Marina Bay area, and the [...]


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Everest
Everest

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Twelve months ago today I was staying for a couple of days at Everest, close to the North Base Camp. Tourists have their own Base Camp which has been set up by the Chinese which at the moment consists of a square of tents heated by Yak dung heaters. Everest is proving to be a [...]


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2012 F1 UBS Chinese Grand Prix
2012 F1 UBS Chinese Grand Prix

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That time of year again, the Formula 1 Grand Prix season is underway and my local race the Chinese UBS Grand Prix is the third race of the season. A season that so far promises to be quite an exciting season as following three races there have been three different winners. I enjoy photographing the F1 [...]


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Dubai – Part 1 – Meydan Racecourse & Hotel
Dubai - Part 1 - Meydan Racecourse & Hotel

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The Dubai Gold Cup is known as the richest race in horse racing, it is held at the Meydan Racecourse in the desert just outside of Dubai. This year the race will take place on the 31st March, and the total prize money this year will be 27.25 Million US Dollars. I was fortunate enough [...]


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24hrs in Seoul – Part 3

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Seoul at Night Often the time a city really comes to life is at night, for me I love night photography and playing with the light, apart from the fact that most of the time I am doing my day job during daylight hours, even when I have spare time I will wait for the [...]


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24hrs in Seoul – Part 2

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Korean Palaces Where I was staying in Bukchon is located directly inbetween and within easy walking distance of both the National Palace Museum of Korea (Gogungddurak) which houses the Gyeongbokgung palace, the National Folk Museum and is fronted by the Gwanghwamun Gate, and the Changdeokgung and Changgyeonggung palaces. The buildings in the palaces date from the 14th and 15th centuries [...]


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24 Hours in Seoul – Part 1

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Korean Dragon Drum A place to stay in the centre of Seoul I have travelled to Korea many times and always enjoy visiting the country, but it is very rare that I get any time to myself, this time I happened to have business which spanned a weekend and decided to spend a day in [...]


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Colours of Mallorca

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Rare Mallorcan Snow Sometimes living in China you forget the colours that you can see in so many places, I was recently in Palma de Mallorca where the colours of sunrise and sunset were stunning, and I also saw the first snow in 56 years in Palma, the image above shows Palma de Mallorca from [...]


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Disappearing Heritage – Jiangxi Province House

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Chinese New Year Door Signs Chinese New Year or Chinese Spring Festival occurs on the lunar new year so it shifts each year by a few weeks, this year the New Year occurs on the 23rd January 2012, the traditions associated with the festival are numerous however most of the traditions revolve around the consumption [...]


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