Friday, December 28, 2007

Asia 2008

Asia 2008

Tuesday, November 15, 2005


That's no a real dug ye eejit...

Far off in sunlit places,
Sad are the Scottish faces,
Yearning to feel the kiss
Of sweet Scottish rain.
Where tropic skies are beaming,
Love sets the heart a-dreaming,
Longing and dreaming for the homeland again.

Towering in gallant fame,
Scotland my mountain hame,
High may your proud standards gloriously wave,
Land of my high endeavour,
Land of the shining river,
Land of my heart for ever,
Scotland the brave.

Monday, November 14, 2005



Monday, May 02, 2005



Easter 2006.
Panamanians are friendly and Panama is best described as a place to see if you don't have much else to do. The famous Panama Hat is actually made in Ecuador. Panama is extremely religious and so is closed on Easter friday.

The highlight was the impressive hotel that was very modern in design and very old fashioned in service.

The canal is "the eighth wonder of the modern world" and is most certainly a handy wee short cut. It costs a cargo ship around $120,000 to pass. Just a (much) bigger version of Telford's Caledonian.

Panama city is a mixture of American in the new part and Cuban in the old part. If you want American, then go to America (Lara was most disappointed with the shopping). If you want some culture, go to Cuba. The countryside is fairly standard green with the exception of the roads which are used for rubbish disposal and the beaches which are filthy from ocean traffic and the open sewers.

Friday, April 01, 2005

South America 05

South America 2005.
Peru, Chile, Argentina and Brazil...

16 Photos with comments and selected images from each country