Vihanti – Finland

Vihanti, Finland

Vihanti, Finland

I got up early in the morning in the small village of Vihanti and wandered to the lake to watch the sun rise through the morning fog. It was very peaceful and the only sounds were the quacking of the ducks.

Photograph taken with Nikon D100 & 12-24mm lens @ 24mm, ƒ9 on 3rd August 2007.

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Rabat – Morocco

Rabat, Morocco

Rabat, Morocco

It was a cold but sunny winter’s afternoon when we arrived in Rabat from Fés. I took this photograph from Sale which is across the river from Rabat

Photograph taken with Nikon D100 & 70-200mm lens at 70mm on 27th December 2005.

Asni – Morocco

Asni, Morocco

Asni, Morocco

The day trip from Marrakech to Imlil village is about a 70 kilometre drive south west of Marrakech. As we drove from Marrakech to Imlil we passed through the red-walled kasbah of Asni and into the valley leading to Imlil and the high Atlas mountains. I managed to capture the last of the autumn colours before the onset of winter.

Photograph taken with Nikon D100 & 12-24mm lens at 12mm on 16th December 2005.

Essaouira – Morocco

Essaouira Port, Morocco

Essaouira Port, Morocco

Essaouira, formerly Mogador, is a quintessentially Moroccan town and one of the most enchanting places in Morocco. By virtue of its location on the Atlantic coast the town enjoys a particularly pleasant climate. It is a fishing town as well an artists’ retreat and has managed to escape from mass tourism.

Photograph taken with Nikon D100 & 12-24mm lens at 24mm on 14th December 2005

Marrakech – Morocco

Medersa Ben Youssef, Marrakech, Morocco

Medersa Ben Youssef, Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech is one of my favourite travel destinations. There is so much to see in the city itself as well as the day trips from the city. we spent one week in Marrakech and could have easily spent another week.

Photograph taken with Nikon D100 & 12-24mm lens at 14mm on 13th December 2005

Cancún – Mexico

Cancún, Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico

Cancún, Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico

After a 3,000 kilometre, 10-day drive from Mexico City we finally arrived in Cancún. It was definitely the least Mexican city we visited and everything was three times the price. It’s obvious it caters for the mass American market. We checked into our hotel and relaxed with a view of the Caribbean.

Photograph taken with Nikon D100 & 12-24mm lens at 24mm on 25th November 2008

Tulum – Mexico

El Castillo, Tulum, Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico

El Castillo, Tulum, Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico


Spectacularly positioned on a cliff overlooking the Caribbean, Tulum is a late-Maya site that was at its height from AD 1200 until the arrival of the Spanish. It is thought that the site was originally called Zama, or “dawn”, reflecting its location on the east coast. Its inhabitants traded with Cozumel, Isla Mujeres, Guatemala and Central Mexico.

Photograph taken with Nikon D100 & 12-24mm lens at 24mm on 24th November 2008