My Favourite Things to Eat in Dubai

My Favourite Things to Eat in Dubai

My Favourite Things to Eat in Dubai With around 200 nationalities living in Dubai, it’s no surprise that the choice of things to eat here is diverse. And there’s a bewildering number of places to eat in Dubai.This exciting city, as I found out earlier...
Unwind on a houseboat on the Chapora River, Goa

Unwind on a houseboat on the Chapora River, Goa

Kicking off my sandals I lie back on the cushions, take a sip of a cool Kingfisher beer and watch the palm trees drifting by. It’s the second to last night of a fabulous week in Goa and we’re spending it on a Kerala style rice boat on the...
Through the jungle to the Dudhsagar Falls, Goa

Through the jungle to the Dudhsagar Falls, Goa

The rocks around the pool’s edge are slippery. I sit down, slide into the cool water and swim over to the waterfall. At the height of its rage, the torrent races down the mountainside in an overpowering, deluge. Despite it now being the end of Goa’s dry...
Exploring Southern Goa – First stop, Zeebop!

Exploring Southern Goa – First stop, Zeebop!

Winding our way through the narrow lanes of southern Goa, flanked by coconut palms and dotted with brightly painted houses, I can’t believe I’m finally back in India. But this isn’t the India I remember. It bares no resemblance to chaotic,...
Portraits from Goa, Colour versus Black and White

Portraits from Goa, Colour versus Black and White

One of the things I love most about photographing India is the vivid colours you see everywhere. Nowhere could this be more true than in Goa, as you can see for yourself in my recent post Goa, an unexpected journey. From the ladies’ sarees to the brightly...
Goa, an unexpected journey

Goa, an unexpected journey

Many years ago I fell in love. Not with one person but with a whole country, India. When a friend of mine, Annie, invited me to join a group visiting Rajasthan some eleven years ago, I couldn’t resist. Annie had travelled the length and breadth of...
Falling for the skyscrapers of Dubai

Falling for the skyscrapers of Dubai

Slipping into the clear water, I swim towards the waterfall and lie back, looking up towards the bluest of skies. The waterfall and the rocks from which it is tumbling may be manmade but it is nevertheless a cooling sound in the heat of the day. I slowly float beneath...
Middle Eastern delights on a Food Tour in Dubai

Middle Eastern delights on a Food Tour in Dubai

The salty smell of fish fills my nostrils and the hubbub from the traders and buyers invade my ears. Outside the latest catch is being auctioned. It’s so fresh that the fish are still wriggling. Your senses come alive at Dubai’s...

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