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Purple orchid at the Orchid Garden in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Purple Orchid in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Today’s travel photo is of a purple orchid in the Orchid Garden section of the Perdana Botanical Gardens in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Perdana Botanical Garden is a beautiful and peaceful area of green space located right in the centre of Kuala Lumpur, making it the perfect spot to escape the hustle and bustle of the… Read More

Sunset in Hokitika, New Zealand

Sunset in Hokitika, New Zealand

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Today’s travel photo is of the sunset over the beach in Hokitika, New Zealand. Hokitika is a charming little historic town on the rugged west coast of the South Island of New Zealand. The town was first established due to the gold rush in the 1800’s, and back then it was possible to simply scour… Read More

Porta de Santiago at A Famosa in Malacca, Malaysia

Porta de Santiago at A Famosa in Malacca, Malaysia

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Today’s travel photo is of the Porta de Santiago at A Famosa Fort in Malacca, Malaysia. A Famosa is a 16th century Portuguese Fort in the historic town of Malacca (Melaka), built shortly after the Portuguese conquered Malacca in 1511. In the following century, when the Dutch took over the port, they continued to use… Read More

Steam ship on Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown, new Zealand

TSS Earnslaw Comes into dock at Walter Peak Farm, New Zealand

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Today’s travel photo is of the TSS Earnslaw coming in to dock at Walter Peak High Country Farm on Lake Wakatipu, New Zealand. The TSS Earnslaw is a vintage steamship that has been transporting passengers around Lake Wakatipu for over a century. Today, you can enjoy a fantastic lake cruise on this beautifully preserved ship… Read More

Jonker Street in Malacca, Malaysia

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Today’s travel photo is of the historic Chinese heritage buildings that line Jonker Street in Malacca, Malaysia. Jonker Street is the centre of Chinatown in Malacca’s historic old town. Due to it’s UNESCO World Heritage listing, this stunning area is full of beautifully preserved historic buildings that can’t be torn down. The little houses and… Read More

River Boat in Melacca, Malaysia

River Boat in Melacca, Malaysia

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Today’s travel photo is of a boat heading up the Melaka River in Melacca, Malaysia. I just returned from a trip to Malaysia where I visited Melacca for the first time. I was instantly impressed by the stunning buildings of the Old Town, where the Melaka River is developed like a canal with picturesque buildings… Read More

Lindis Pass, New Zealand

Panorama: Lindis Pass, New Zealand

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Today’s travel photo is a panorama shot of the Lindis Pass in Otago on the South Island of New Zealand. Travelling from Mount Cook, the road to Queenstown crosses over this spectacular pass. The barren brown tussock grasses of this region are a vast contrast to the lush greens that otherwise seem to cover New… Read More

Queenstown and the Remarkables at night in New Zealand

Queenstown and the Remarkables at Night

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Today’s travel photo is a night shot of the city of Queenstown with the Remarkables mountain range in the distance in New Zealand. I actually took this photo from the holiday park we were staying in with our campervan after spending the afternoon and evening in town. Queenstown is a beautiful spot at any time… Read More

Bridge Hooker Valley New Zealand

Bridge in the Hooker Valley, New Zealand

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Today’s travel photo is of a long foot bridge on the hike in the Hooker Valley, New Zealand. It was cold and wet when I did this popular hike in Mount Cook/Aoraki National Park, but that couldn’t take away the dramatic and spectacular scenery of the valley. Not far from this bridge the valley turns… Read More

Crossing the Cho La Pass in Nepal

View of Taboche and Ama Dablam from the Cho La Pass in Nepal

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Today’s travel photo is a stunning landscape view down the valley from the Cho La Pass in Nepal, looking towards Taboche on the right and Ama Dablam in the distance. The Cho La Pass has to be one of the most spectacular treks I have done, but it wasn’t easy. It was a long day… Read More

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