Robam Tep Apsara is a traditional Cambodian dance that was created by the Royal Ballet of Cambodia during the middle of the twentieth century, around the 1960s. The Apsara who is played by a woman, wears traditional Khmer dress.
The Apsara’s graceful, curving gestures narrate classical myths and old religious stories. This mystifying performance is a popular go-to for foreign tourists who are visiting Cambodia. Most shows are accompanied by a meal where you can have some traditional Khmer food. The duration of the evening is generally around two hours and feature many traditional stories from Cambodia. While in Siem Reap you can go to the free evening viewing of the show at The Temple on Pub Street.
Glendalough which translated to English means “The Valley of the two lakes” is an ancient glacial valley in County Wicklow, Ireland. Wicklow is on the eastern side of the country close to County Dublin. It is well renowned for its early medieval monastic settlement which was founded in the 6th century by Saint Kevin and features a 30 metre tall round tower that was build with local Granite.
Glendalough is only 40-60 minutes drive from Dublin and is a great place to go if only here for a short visit.
Visit discover Ireland’s website here to find out all the info here about the trek.
The man asked me to take his picture while I was strolling around the morning market of Psar Nat in Battambang. He spotted that I had a camera and asked me to take his picture.
Psar Nat is a fine example of some of the markets in Cambodia. Most restaurants and families will trade and buy all the produce they need at these markets. Visiting the markets can give you a good insight to cambodian life.
This shot was taken at an earlier stage of the Annapurna Circuit trek in Nepal. It just shows the magnitude of what lies ahead on this trek.
January 2013 the New York skyline as seen from the 102nd floor of the Empire State building.
Some street shot taken in Kathmandu, Nepal, March 2014.
Junction nine at the Killarney Historic stages rally.
There was a really clear sky last night driving through Co.Mayo.
The combination of no light pollution and a cloudless sky can really help in achieving a long exposure photograph like this.
The bay was unusually still and clear on the coastal town of Belmullet this week so I had to pull over and grab this photograph.
Belmullet is a small fishing village in Co.Mayo on the west coast of Ireland.
In August I took the long four hour drive to the north of Ireland to catch a glimpse of the northern lights. There wasn’t much solar activity nor was there much clear skies.
Theses two pics were the best we could get during the brief twenty minute or so clear sky.
Horn Head is a peninsula in Donegal, North West Ireland, close to Dunfanaghy.
Leaving Manang (11,545 ft) after one day acclimatization was hard. Looking back to get this shot though I was glad to be moving on to find out what lay ahead of me in the Himalaya.
I have looked online everywhere to try and identify these little beasts. Can anyone identify them because I cant!!
The sun here in Westmeath just does not want to stop shining, Long may it last!
The galley was commissioned in 1580 by Pope Gregory XIII as part of other artistic works commissioned by the Pope to decorate the Vatican. It took Danti three years (1580–1583) to complete the 40 panels of the 120 m long gallery.
One of the best places to catch a sunset in Ireland during the summer!
Looking back at Manang, Nepal from 11,545 ft.
The local hound lounging in the sun.
Many of the people that are based in Kathmandu have moved there from the mountains in search of better work.
It’s not very hard to notice the difference between traditional Nepali people from some of the more modern city dwellers.
Walk in the footsteps of St.Kevin along the 10 kilometre spink loop around the two lakes of Glendalough.
Glendalough is a glaciated valley in the Wicklow mountains with average heights of around 1500 feet.
Lough Derravaragh, County Westmeath.
Derravaragh is best known for the Children of Lir who apparently dwelled there as swans for 300 years.
Tudenham House lies on the western shore of lough Ennell in Mullingar, Co.Westmeath, Ireland.
A small example of beautiful mosaic work that can be found in New York’s Subway stations.
The Broad Street station can be found in the financial district of Manhattan.
The Custom House is an 18th-century building in Dublin, Ireland which houses the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government.
It is located on the north bank of the River Liffey, on Custom House Quay.
Some people found that descending 5,200 ft from the Thorong La Pass to Muktinath was the most difficult.
Taken along the Annapurna Circuit, Nepal