Photography – Jordan – the incredible Caravanserai and the Roman city at Jerash.

Photography – Jordan – the incredible Caravanserai and the Roman city at Jerash.

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Mosaics of a map of the region

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The most amazing caravanserai

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Inside the caravanserai were amazing frescos. Many of them had been defaced by Muslims who had thrown rocks at the images. It is not allowed to depict faces and people in Islam. They are considered idolatry.

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These were the incredible Roman ruins at Jerash.

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Views over the city

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A view of the countryside around

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Photography – Cambodia – The Ankor Wat Temple complex – Incredible architecture and roots! Photos!

Photography – Cambodia – The Ankor Wat Temple complex – Incredible architecture and roots! Photos!

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The temple complex is a wondrous epitaph to a glorious civilisation.

Photography – Verona – Italy – Romeo and Juliette and me.

Photography – Verona – Italy – Romeo and Juliette and me.

Verona is another captivating Italian city. The market place is wonderful with its picturesque Frescos.

I visited Juliette’s balcony in hope. I thought I caught a glimpse. I had to be content with her statue. Personally I found her a bit cold and aloof but I wrote on the wall anyway. She may find me yet.

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Photography – The floating Temple at Saigon – incredible dragons and ceramics.

Photography – The floating Temple at Saigon – incredible dragons and ceramics.

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Going up the Mekong to the floating temple, past the herons, the fisher-ladies and the lily-pads. The temple was a gaudy mass of coloured ceramics. I took a hundred photos. Everywhere you looked was another great picture.

Photography – Cambodia – the land of awesome beauty and kind people – recovered from the depravity of Pol Pot.

Photography – Cambodia – the land of awesome beauty and kind people – recovered from the depravity of Pol Pot.

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Awe and Wonder – Photography – Vietnamese flowers – nature is wonderful.

Awe and Wonder – Vietnamese flowers – nature is wonderful.

Flowers evolved along with insects. They go hand and glove. The insect pollinates. The flowers provides nectar for the insect. It is nature in harmony. To attract the insects the scent and colour just add to the wonder of the living world.

70% of the Vietnamese jungle has been cleared since 1975. We need to protect it.

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Wonder and awe – birds in Vietnam – Incredible herons

Wonder and awe – birds in Vietnam – Incredible herons

The tropical waters of the Mekong were fecund. The fish was being caught and mashed for paste. The birds also feasted.

How long can it last until it’s fished out?

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I loved the reflections in the water.