Abu Simbel, Egypt

A little about Carly.....

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Bali, Indonesia

A little inspiration....

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Ta Prohm, Cambodia

Bucket List......

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The Markets of Uzbekistan: A Photo Journey

The markets of Central Asia are colourful, fascinating and bursting with life and the markets of Uzbekistan are some of the best in the region.  The fresh produce is astounding from the famous pomegranates and melons to dried apricots, stuffed dates, nougat, halva, dried cheese and bread, bread, bread, and more bread. The markets of

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Glorious Samarkand – The Ultimate Silk Road City

Samarkand is perhaps the ultimate Silk Road city. A city that once sat at the crossroads of multiple trades routes leading to exotic locations such as China, India and Perisa. A city whose name is full of magic, wonder and romance. A city where brilliant aqua domes push towards clear skies. A city with some

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Border Crossing into Uzbekistan via the Fergana Valley

I think most travellers would agree that overland border crossing days always make them slightly nervous. For me crossing into Uzbekistan was no exception and I have to admit I was more nervous than normal as Uzbekistan has a reputation for being quite bureaucratic with border requirements that are quite particular with respect to a

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Homestays and Hospitality at Lake Issyk-Kol, Kyrgyzstan

Homestays were one of my favourite experiences while traveling in Kyrgyzstan. Not only did homestays offer a unique glimpse into the lives and homes of local people they were also a fantastic opportunity to try some delicious home-cooking. My first homestay was in the small town of Karakol near Lake Issky-Kol. Lake Issky-Kol is the

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