“Quarantined”- an appropriately themed video in these strange days we are living in. Filmed and edited in early 2014- it was shot on location on nearby Matiu/Somes Island in Wellington Harbour- which was used as a quarantine facility for well over a century. “Its use as a quarantine facility began with the arrival of The […]
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Sleeping (or Sleeper) buses are a popular and inexpensive long haul overnight transport option while travelling in Vietnam, for visitors and locals alike. Contrary to many others people- I found them comfortable, efficient, clean and reliable. One caveat- they drive really slow in Vietnam so don’t expect to get anywhere fast, unless your on a […]
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Exploring the abandoned “Ho Thuy Tien” water park (by bicycle) near Hue city (Vietnam) recently.
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“Black Palace” (Damnak Sla Khmao) was a little summer palace of King Sihanouk, abandoned sometime in the late 1960’s or early 1970’s. It’s located on Bokor Hill Station in southern Cambodia. The “Palace” itself is not on a grand scale, but the overall spectaular location and many outer buildings must have been fairly impressive in […]
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Bored on a recent flight from Hanoi (Vietnam) to Siem Reap (Cambodia). All filmed on my old but trusty iPhone 4S- hence the low quality. Music by one of my favorite ambient artists- The Dead Texan.
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Riding the rails from the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh to the southern city of Sihanoukville last year. This rail link had just been rebooted to a twice weekly passenger service after a 15 year absence due to neglect and damage from the civil war. It was the same same but different to when I rode […]
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Off the tracks on the semi-legal “Bamboo Railway” near Battambang, Cambodia.
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Wellington, New Zealand, 14th November 2016: A drive-by shoot in Wellington CBD, not long after the 7.5 magnitude Earthquake that shook New Zealand awake just after midnight.
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The former Magdalene Asylum “Marycrest” on the Kapiti coast near Wellington from a few years ago. It is now finally under new ownership. New videos/photos hopefully forthcoming. More information here.
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