Chicken Bus on the Streets of Antigua

On the Streets of Antigua, Guatemala

Antigua was absolutely beguiling – gorgeous architecture, cobblestone streets, colourful local buses and a good dose of indigenous culture, all set to a magnificent natural backdrop of volcanoes. It’s quite easy to see the latest of my obsessions – volcanoes and the local buses also affectionately referred to as chicken buses.

People dance in the streets as a band plays inside a bar in Santa Clara, Cuba.

Mojitos and Night in Santa Clara, Cuba

A small bar in the beautiful old Teatro La Caridad building in Santa Clara is probably the best place to sit back and relax with a mojito in town.  Blessed with a position right on the central square it makes a great place to suck in all the atmosphere of this fabulous small town. The…

Havana is a jumbled mix of stunning architecture and classic old cars.

On the Streets of Havana, Cuba – part 2

  On my first afternoon in Old Havana I was totally blown away – believe me when I say, that doesn’t happen all that often.   Sure the architecture is just amazing, the classic cars cruising the streets and abundance of music being played add loads of atmosphere but there is something else.  It is almost…

Hong Kong Architecture

Buildings are not just buildings in Hong Kong – they are vessels of reflections and abstract lines that constantly transform in the ever-changing light and shadow.  This I totally find endlessly fascinating. There is no better way to spend a day than to wander the streets checking out the surrounds with camera in hand trying…

Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne

Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne

The stunning dome and roof art inside this beautiful World Heritage site was one of those intoxicating subjects with an endless array of angles and detail to capture in one of Melbourne’s architectural icons. The building was open as part of Melbourne’s open house 2011. .