All posts on November 2015

Entrance to Changi Museum and Chapel, Singapore

The Changi Gaol, Singapore, a World War II horror

War; tragic and horrific. Creating desolation, carnage and destruction. Causing immense suffering, misery and loss, destroying and changing lives forever. Singapore during World War II was thought to be an impregnable fortress. When it fell to Japan on February 15th …

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Dubai, the western city in the desert

Dubai, a large, vibrant, metropolis with ribbons of traffic clogging the roads in every direction. Palm trees and mosques, peppered in amongst the towering skyscrapers. Opulent shopping malls complete with indoor aquariums, ice rinks, ski runs and luxury hotels. Throughout …

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The Blue Mosque, Istanbul. Turkey

The magical city of Istanbul

Istanbul, mystical and wondrous, nestled on the Bosphorus in the very centre of the world. A vibrant, exciting city where the cultures of East and West, Asia and Europe, literally collide. Wander its narrow, cobbled streets and let the treasures …

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Plaza de Oriente architecture, Madrid, Spain

A snap shot of Madrid, a Spanish jewel

Madrid, an alive and beguiling city, exciting and passionate. A city of artists, beloved of Goya, Velázquez, Picasso, Dalí and Miró whose work adorns the magnificent walls of the Museo del Prado, Centro de Arte Reina Sofía and Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza. …

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