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Sikandra

Sikandra was built in the beginning of the seventeenth century. The construction was started by the great Mughal Emperor Akbar and was completed by his son Jahangir. Sikandra was named after Sikandar lodi, the Delhi ruler who was in power from 1488 to 1517 but is most famous for and…

Roquefort

All the Roquefort cheese that you can buy all over the world is made in this part of France (in French we say "king of cheese, cheese of kings"). When you visit the caves, you can learn how this particular cheese is made. Since you are underground, be sure to…

National Mall

The National Mall area remains very active from dusk to after dark, with many visitors enjoying the views of the memorials and surroundings well into the night. It is a great time for photography as well with the warmer colours and low angle of the setting sun, backlighting opportunities, and…

Babughat

Babughat is one of the many ghats built along the river bank of Hooghly along the Strand Road. The best time to visit is during the Durga Puja festival which happens around October in Kolkata. On the tenth day of the festival, the idols of Goddess Durga are brought to…

Showa Kinen Park

This park used to be an Air Base, but now is one of the largest areas of open space in the Tokyo metro area. It features seasonal flowers and displays year round, as well as a small lake with paddle boats and a water park. The main photographic subjects are…

Shirakawa Village

The main reason to visit this area is to see traditional Japanese agriculture, and the villagers are actually still farming using largely traditional methods. The huts in the villages are referred to as "gass-ho" and feature distinctive thatched roofs. The valley was almost completely cut off from the rest of…

Nanzenji Temple

This "sub-temple" is part of the Nanzenji Temple in Kyoto. Kyoto is blessed with an abundance of temples, almost too many to see. Nanzenji is at the southern end of the Philosophers' Walk, and near an old stone aqueduct almost Roman in appearance. This was at the peak of the…

The Glass House

This is a must visit for anyone who loves flowers, pack a spare battery cards and my recommendation a Monopod. In the two glass houses one cold (ambient temp) the other hot, the flowers change all the time being rotated so its always interesting. I recommend if you really like…

Colony Farm Community Garden

The community garden is comprised of over 500 individual plots on seven-acres within Colony Farm Regional Park in Coquitlam, BC. It is a great location to see organic farming techniques, and to relax and enjoy nature. And, it is a wonderful spot to take photographs! (more…)