Category Weekly Photo Challenges

Weekly Photo Challenge: Motion

The sand is so soft on Whitehaven Beach in the Whitsundays it makes you want to jump for joy!

Weekly Photo Challenge: Reward

One of the biggest challenges on our trip to date was the trekking in Nepal. This was an ever bigger challenge for John who was suffering from Kathmandu Belly! At one point we thought only half of JK would reap the reward of making it to the Summit in Poonhill. But stubbornness won over and […]

Weekly Photo Challenge: Rule of Thirds

Weekly Photo Challenge: Rule of Thirds

Weekly Photo Challenge: Yellow

Taken from outside a random temple in Chiang Mai.    

Weekly Photo Challenge: Gone but not forgotten

I close my eyes Only for a moment and the moment’s gone All my dreams Pass before my eyes with curiosity Today was a very sad day. After over 2 years of companionship and friendship it was time to say goodbye to The Hulklings…. my bulky green running shoes! A cursory look through our photo […]

Weekly Photo Challenge: Dreamy

This week’s Photo Challenge is Dreamy. Based on this I thought of somewhere we had been on this trip that felt like we were in a dream. Everywhere has been a wee bit surreal but the closest place to a dreamscape is the Huangshan Mountains in Southern China. (These were the mountains as shown in […]

Weekly Photo Challenge: Signs

In the medieval town of Bhaktapur in central Nepal there was a toilet door in an inn. Amongst the usual suspects of language describing what was beyond the portal  was a small sign that said “Leithreas”. This is Gaelic – the indigenous language of Ireland – where John hails from!  

Weekly Photo Challenge: Adventure

Out of water, I am nothing Duke Kahanamoku

Weekly Photo Challenge: Zigzag

This weeks Photo Challenge was ZigZag. This was a tough one but inspiration eventually came… A tree growing in the Chi Lin Nunnery in Hong Kong is this week’s choice. This place is really awesome if you are ever in Hong Kong. It’s also fairly quiet as you have to travel to get here.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Summer Lovin’

Taking some time out on Gili Trawangan (Indonesia) to remember the important things…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Relic

Until 1974 no one knew what was buried near the Emperor Qin Shì Huang’s Mausoleum outside Xi’an. Then peasant farmers came along and tried to dig a well and in lieu of water they discovered the 8th Wonder of the World… the Terracotta Army.     And like the gift that keeps on giving, there […]

Weekly Photo Challenge: Contrasts

In Cambodia’s south coast (It only has one coast by the way), there is an old French Hill Station called Bokor Hill. There is an interesting Contrast here when you capture the following two buildings in the same shot. On the left is the old (run-down) Summer Residence of one of Cambodia’s Rulers. On the […]

Weekly Photo Challenge: Work of Art

In Bhaktapur (Nepal), there is a children’s home for disabled children. They also have a guesthouse called Heart of Bhaktapur.   The guesthouse is covered in brilliant art work by the kids.    

Weekly Photo Challenge: On The Move

Our first entry for the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge. The topic is On The Move This photo was taken in Thekkady in Kerala (Southwestern India). Our trusted steed was called Yobo.