The Road to Mandalay

I had always longed to visit Burma.   I left the Army in 1990 with specific instructions that Burma was a country not to be visited and was on par with the USSR and North Korea as restricted states. Burma is bordered by India and Bangladesh to its west, Thailand and Laos to its east, and China to its north and north-east.  It has… Continue reading The Road to Mandalay

Indian Ocean Tsunami – 2004

Some of my photos , images and descriptions may be upsetting and viewer discretion is advised.   The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake occurred on 26th December with the epicentre off the west coast of Sumatra.  The shock had a magnitude of 9.1–9.3 on the Richter scale and triggered a series of devastating tsunamis along the coast, killing an estimated 230,000–280,000 people in… Continue reading Indian Ocean Tsunami – 2004