Off the tracks on the semi-legal “Bamboo Railway” near Battambang, Cambodia.
Bokor Hill Station, Cambodia, October 2015: This former French colonial era church (circa 1920) has been abandoned since the Khmer Rouge took over the country in 1975 and began their systematic slaughter. During the Vietnamese invasion of the late 1970’s it was used as a base (like the nearby Bokor Casino) by both sides in the fight […]Read more "Church : Time"
Kampot, Cambodia, Oct 2015: Days end on the Prek Thom river looking towards the Elephant mountain range…Read more "Daysend"
Wat Nokor, Kompong Cham, Cambodia, October 2015: A short video exploring the strange fusion temple complex of Banteay Prey Nokor. The original 11th century Mahayana Buddhist shrine has been added onto over the centuries and incorporated into a bewildering and sprawling complex of wat’s and stupa’s. However it was a very peaceful visit with not another […]Read more "Nokor"
Kampong Cham, Cambodia Oct 2015: This elderly monk was quite a character at Wat Phnom Pros, located just outside the small city of Kampong Cham.Read more "Preahsang"
Whanganui, NZ, Dec 2013: This block of land west of Wanganui was gifted to the Nukumaru Domain Board by H G Birch in the 1930’s and named William Birch Park. In 1934 a natural water sourced pool system was built (now known as William Birch Pool) fed by the Ototoka Stream. It was originally utilized as nearby Maxwell […]Read more "The Pool"
Ephesus, Turkey, 2005: On my second visit to Turkey in late 2005, I visited the ancient ruins & tourist mecca of Ephesus. I was in the area staying in nearby Selçuk so it was rude not to check out this historically important 3000 year old city- despite the tourist hoards. Ephesus was an ancient Greek city near the coast of […]Read more "Ephesus"