This photo dates back to the first time Kirsty and I went trekking in the Annapurnas together and depicts the first time either of us flew in a helicopter.
Friday Flashback Blog Posts
Bam in Iran: Bam is a small desert oasis town in the southeast of Iran. Pre 2003 it was to see the Arg-é Bam, the largest mud brick structure in the world.
A photographic look back at Yangon then and now. When you compare these two photos, how much has Burma (Myanmar) changed over the years?
Driving from Tobruk to Benghazi in Libya, we suddenly spotted an approaching sandstorm. This photograph captures the dramatic orange tones.
Kirsty took this photo of a Bengal tiger when she went on a work trip to India to visit some of the national parks including, Bandhavgarh National Park.
Shooting a Kalashnikov rifle is an unusual tourist activity but one I experienced during my travels in Pakistan’s North-West Frontier.
Kashgar is an oasis town in China’s northwest province of Xinjiang. The city is home to Uyghur people, fat-tailed sheep, and one of the best markets in Asia.
When travelling in Oman I took this photo of the Western Hajar Mountains en route between the now capital of Muscat and the former ancient capital of Nizwa.
Pre-civil-war Syria was one of the most rewarding countries to visit in the Middle East. Damascus, Aleppo and Hama were all fascinating cities to explore.
On my first visit to Pakistan in 1992, I spent a week or so relaxing in Altit, a tranquil village deep in the Hunza Valley, staying at Ali’s Guesthouse.
Kirsty and I visited the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan in early December 2004. It was a wonderful trip and Bhutan lived up to all our expectations.
Visiting the DMZ from Seoul: Splitting the Korean Peninsula roughly in half, the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) is an unusual tourist attraction.