Evening Walk: Blackburn VIC

Blackburn is a quaint neighbourhoods about 20kms outside Melbourne. I believe it is a place that city folk seek solace away from the bustling capital of the state of Victoria. It was a pleasant walk through the quaint neighbourhood along and around Bindi Street where our family spent the recent holidays in a rented home….

Black Madonna of Catalonia

The Black Madonna of Montserrat (La Moreneta in Catalan which means the little dark skinned one) is the patron saint of Catalonia together with St Jordi (St George). The dark features of this statue currently at the Montserrat Basilica is courtesy of the pigment from wood it is carved out of – believed to have…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Rise/Set

The rays of the setting sun above the Indian Ocean – captured from the cliffs on which the sacred Uluwatu temple in Bali is located. This temple is one of six temples that are believed to be the spiritual pillars of the island of Bali in Indonesia and one of the best places in the…

Blush: A Balinese Sunset

The setting sun hides behind a cloud as she throws a beautiful blush pink hue across the sky as dusk falls, and the tide rolls in towards the sacred Tanah Lot temple in Bali, Indonesia. The temple is only accessible to visitors for a few hours in a day – during low tide and under…

City Break: Avani Sepang Gold Coast

The beachs in the West Coast of Peninsular Malaysia are hardly mentioned in tourist brochures. Not surprising, as these beaches are hardly comparable to its counterpart on the East Coast which are cleaner, more picturesque with powdery white sand and beautiful diving and snorkelling sites with teeming varieties of marine life. The West coast beaches…