Travel Shot | Mount Kailash Kora in Western Tibet

Travel Shot | Mount Kailash Kora in Western Tibet

The circuit around Mount Kailash in Western Tibet is 52 kilometres in circumference. Physically fit Tibetans can complete this distance in one, very long, day and many will do this multiple times. However, it took us 2½ days to complete our single kora...
Travel Shot | Geghard Monastery, Armenia

Travel Shot | Geghard Monastery, Armenia

Today’s photo of the day comes from Armenia. There are some good day trips out of the capital, Yerevan, including one to the stunning Geghard Monastery, 40km to the east. Even if you have had your fill of churches and monasteries, we urge you to make the effort...
Travel Shot | The Pyramid of Tirana, Albania

Travel Shot | The Pyramid of Tirana, Albania

The Pyramid of Tirana, in Albania’s capital, is one of the city’s more unusual ‘tourist attractions’.  Formerly known as the Enver Hoxha Museum, the building was designed by the dictator’s daughter and son-in-law and completed in the late 1980s. It’s been a...
Travel Shot | Luoyang Old Town in China

Travel Shot | Luoyang Old Town in China

Today’s Photo of the Day is from Luoyang Old Town in China. Most visitors to Luoyang are initially attracted to the city because of a couple of nearby sights: Baima Si (White Horse Temple; one of the country’s oldest) and Longmen Grottoes which contain Buddhist rock...

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